Tag Archives: Newsroom

Do You Trust Us? — The BFD

The findings on trust in media organisations is out and the left-wing dominated media have taken a flogging. It seems that the public is well attuned to their lying ways and are voting with their feet. Newsroom reports: Less than half the New Zealand public now professes ‘overall trust’ in news media outlets, despite big…

Do You Trust Us? — The BFD

Do You Trust Us? — The BFD

The findings on trust in media organisations is out and the left-wing dominated media have taken a flogging. It seems that the public is well attuned to their lying ways and are voting with their feet. Newsroom reports: Less than half the New Zealand public now professes ‘overall trust’ in news media outlets, despite big…

Do You Trust Us? — The BFD

I’ll carry one when Nicky Hager does — Kiwiblog

Newsroom reports: A private sector proposal to produce and distribute five million Bluetooth-enabled credit card-sized contact tracing tools at a cost of $100 million is one of “a wide variety of technological solutions to contact tracing”, a spokesperson for the All of Government Covid-19 response team has confirmed.The idea, branded CovidCard, is one of a handful that the Government…

via I’ll carry one when Nicky Hager does — Kiwiblog

What we now know about Winston’s “mistake” — Kiwiblog

Interesting reporting from Newsroom and Radio NZ from Winston’s lawsuit against various people over his claiming too high a rate on his National Super. Here’s what was revealed in court: MSD staff noted down he said “Do you know who I am?” to a staffer answered a question on whether he had a partner instead…

via What we now know about Winston’s “mistake” — Kiwiblog

This Is De-facto Decriminalisation. — WOBH | Media

 

Everyone except the PM and David Clark agrees. This is de-facto decriminalisation. Laura Walters from Newsroom explains. A war of words is raging over the war on drugs, as the Health Select Committee reports back on the most significant piece of drug reform legislation in 40 years. Just to put things in perspective. The reform,…

via This Is De-facto Decriminalisation. — WOBH | Media

University won’t reveal how much it gives a news site — Kiwiblog

A Cheryl Carr did an OIA to the University of Auckland asking: The commencement date of the sponsorship and the proposed duration of the sponsorship of NewsroomThe total financial sponsorship received by Newsroom The contractual arrangements with respect to any benefits the University of Auckland would receive in consideration of the agreed sponsorship. The response…

via University won’t reveal how much it gives a news site — Kiwiblog

Official Complaint to Press Council Re: Newsroom’s Thomas Coughlan’s “Labour moves to legalise abortion” — Right to Life New Zealand

Because the Newsroom, in accordance with the requirements of the Press Council, in relation to official complaints, have refused to even acknowledge or respond to our formal complaint to them in February this year, concerning the factual inaccuracies and lack of balance presented in an article by Thomas Coughlan of the above title, Right to…

via Official Complaint to Press Council Re: Newsroom’s Thomas Coughlan’s “Labour moves to legalise abortion” — Right to Life New Zealand

Waka jumping bill under fire — Kiwiblog

Newsroom reports: A group of political and legal academics has urged the Government to scrap its controversial waka jumping bill, calling it an “undesirable and harmful” law which could damage New Zealand’s democracy. … In a submission to Parliament’s justice and electoral committee, provided in advance to Newsroom, the group of nearly 20 legal academics and…

via Waka jumping bill under fire — Kiwiblog

Formal Complaint Against Newsroom Re Abortion Article Bias — Right to Life New Zealand

Mr Mark Jennings, Co-Editor, Newsroom Dear Mr Jennings Formal Complaint I wish to lodge a complaint against the article titled “ Labour moves to legalise abortion” written by Thomas Coughlan and published on 16 February 2018. My complaint is that the article breached the Press Council’s Principle 1. Accuracy, Fairness and Balance. Accuracy Terry Bellamak,…

via Formal Complaint Against Newsroom Re Abortion Article Bias — Right to Life New Zealand

Two paths to cannabis reform — Family First NZ

NewsRoom 31 January 2018Family First Comment: This article highlights why we oppose the Greens bill…“’Would you grow your own aspirin?’ Indeed, cannabis contains over 400 distinct compounds, including 100 different phyto-cannabinoid compounds. “We need to be sure what they’re getting. I cannot see how you would grow your own for a medicine. If I prescribe…

via Two paths to cannabis reform — Family First NZ

RNZ, te reo Māori and Brash — Your NZ

Ki te tangata? An increased use of te reo Māori on Radio NZ has been a talking point for some time. It doesn’t bother me, but I think it is overdone at times. But it has bothered Don Brash. Late last month: There was a response by Emma Espiner at Newsroom: The threat of Te […]

via RNZ, te reo Māori and Brash — Your NZ

NZ’s approach to sex work under fire — Family First NZ

Newsroom NZ 21 November 2017Family First Comment: “… supporters of outright abolition, argue that reform has worsened the relationship with the police, many of whom are wilfully ignorant of issues of consent in the sex industry and turn a blind eye to its violence. Worse still, the law entrenches other aspects of patriarchal power by…

via NZ’s approach to sex work under fire — Family First NZ

Labour seems to think McCarten is lying over their intern scheme — Kiwiblog

It seems very clear that the truth is not being told over the funding of Labour’s intern scheme. Newsroom has more details: Newly released documents have shed light on a troubled intern scheme linked to the Labour Party, with the party’s secretary telling electoral officials the scheme’s organiser “had not been forthcoming” in disclosing how…

via Labour seems to think McCarten is lying over their intern scheme — Kiwiblog