Three gets Discovered
TV viewers who love animals and Oprah Winfrey might be in for a treat as MediaWorks sells its struggling TV arm to reality TV giant, Discovery. Mark Jennings looks at what the long-awaited sale will mean for NZ’s TV market.
Why there’ll be Stuff-all on Facebook
Publisher Stuff is turning its back on Facebook. Anna Rawhiti-Connell explains why, and how that might affect readers
‘Calmness’ does not fix a cock-up
Would problems with managed isolation have been fixed without an “overreaction” from media and MPs?
Behold, Saint Sinead of Stuff
The management buyout of Stuff turns out to be a ‘manager buyout’ as the chief executive takes on the momentous job of owning the publisher on her own. Tim Murphy says it is a hell of a task.
New buyer emerges for Stuff
A new High Court judgment reveals a new buyer is keen to take over publisher Stuff with an unconditional offer timed for May 31.
Media QCs duel over access to Stuff’s finances
NZME goes to court to try to breathe life into its disrupted bid for rival Stuff - but Stuff’s owner vows their agreed conditions couldn’t be met and a deal won’t happen. Tim Murphy was in court.
Magazines seek Govt help with cheap post
MediaRoom: Will magazines get some relief from the state like their broadcasting cousins? And what can the Budget do for private media companies?
Paul Henry: No return to paradise
He called his show Rebuilding Paradise with Paul Henry but after three weeks on-air, Henry doubts that the Country has the will to create a better future. He spoke to Mark Jennings.
MediaRoom: StuffMe becomes RebuffMe
Three years of attempts to merge our largest publishers might have been extinguished in 90 chaotic minutes, writes Tim Murphy