MediaRoom: NZME’s big reveal
When NZME reports its annual results on Tuesday, attention will focus on its mooted purchase of rival Stuff Ltd and the revenue its paywalled nzherald.co.nz site has brought in
Judge lets media defamation case proceed
A media vs media defamation case will go on, after the District Court decides the issues involved should be argued in court.
Playing radio chicken
RNZ’s ploy was the equivalent of strapping Concert FM to a car’s front bumper and gunning the engine, and it seems to have worked.
Ex-tycoon’s nurse fights on for millions
A rugby and business legend with longstanding links to New Zealand is still being pursued in US courts by his former personal nurse for millions of dollars.
Future uncertain for all five big news outlets
2020 could see the biggest changes to our news media in more than a generation.
Why do we fall for fake news?
People are not innately able to recognise accurate and reliable information, and merely responding with the truth is rarely enough.
Looking backwards on public broadcasting
The biggest shakeup in the country’s broadcasting history looks to be looming as the Government gets serious about its options for strengthening public service broadcasting.
‘It’s Fiji: Anything can happen’
Mark Jennings tells of a bizarre time in Suva after he, Melanie Reid and Hayden Aull were detained by Fijian police.
Who’s watching NZ’s Chinese media?
We know about China’s censorship regime but the growing realisation Beijing’s censorship extends to NZ’s Chinese-language media is uncomfortable.