National has its own climate crisis
Judith Collins is filling the blackhole that is National’s climate policy with social media posts appealing to science deniers.
Who can save Three now?
Former MediaWorks news chief and Newsroom co-editor Mark Jennings looks at who or what might save Three now it has been put on the block.
Three faces Christmas in the dark
In this week’s MediaRoom column: could MediaWorks close its TV operations altogether? And the Herald restructures its newsroom to remove a layer of management and shake up its investigative team.
Tomatoes and slaves: the Italian view
Italy’s Ambassador to New Zealand Fabrizio Marcelli responds to Newsroom stories - and The Detail podcasts - questioning the price of imported tinned tomatoes in light of reports of slave labour in the industry in his home country.
Will Facebook’s currency be dead on arrival?
Plans for Facebook’s proposed “stablecoin”, Libra, appear to be unraveling as awareness about its adverse effects grows.
Can China reach its centennial goal?
Zhang Jun looks at how China can move beyond imitating its more developed counterparts to leading the world in innovation.
Ardern shaken by duo of poor polls
Is Jacindamania dead and buried? Not quite yet, but the Prime Minister has good cause for concern.
Sky pushes Spark off the park with rugby deal
Competition for the rights to broadcast sports matches involving NZ’s top teams has produced a bonanza for the sporting bodies, forcing media companies to be a lot more innovative.