Garner’s strange outburst fitted PR strategy
MediaWorks has been lobbying the Government to turn TVNZ 1 into a non-commercial channel to help stem its own financial bleeding. Frustrated, and getting nowhere, it’s decided to change tack.
MediaRoom: Stuff floating on cloud Nine
How long can Australia’s Nine Entertainment hold its nerve and hold off making stark cuts to the costs - and operations - of its NZ arm Stuff?
Terror on TV news: Lessons from Australia
What can we learn from Australia’s broadcasting watchdog’s probe into reporting on the Christchurch terror attacks?
A change we should ‘like’
Instagram’s decision to hide ‘like’ counts could help reduce the anxiety associated with using social media.
MediaRoom: Judging journalism
MediaRoom this week: the Media Council backs reporters asking questions, urges caution linking a group to the Christchurch attacks, muses on news vs advertising and wants corrections published faster.
The way we watch sport is changing
There’s a revolution happening in the way we sign up to watch big ticket sport.
Spark’s sports strategy becomes clearer
Spark Sport outbid SKY TV for the rights for the RWC, but its payoff seems to depend on what happens after the event is finished, writes Mark Jennings.
ZM up as Mai falls out of bed
It’s rare in the commercial radio ratings for a MediaWorks music station to drop dramatically and for rival NZME to have a music brand really threatening to perform.