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Three Pillar Approach To Funding For At Risk Public Interest Journalism

Press Release – NZ On Air

NZ On Air has agreed to create three funding streams to address at risk public interest journalism, following sector consultation. In February the Minister of Broadcasting and Media, Hon Kris Faafoi announced Cabinet had agreed to a $55m allocation to provide … Read more »

Outcome Of DOC Review Of Media Permits

Press Release – Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation has decided that media should have the same access to conservation land that the public enjoy, and media will no longer need to apply for a media permit. DOCs Deputy Director General Operations, Michael Slater says … Read more »

Stuff Announces The Sweetest Spots To Live In Aotearoa

Press Release – Stuff

Addington crowned the winning spot for 2021 How do you decide where in New Zealand is the sweetest place to live? With nearly 2000 suburbs, towns and settlements to choose from, Stuff turned to data to solve the dilemma. Sweet Spots is an interactive … Read more »

RNZ Welcomes Public Media Announcement

Press Release – RNZ

Radio New Zealand Chairman, Dr. Jim Mather, has welcomed the appointment of a Governance Group to lead the next phase of work on a potential new public media entity for Aotearoa New Zealand. Minister for Broadcasting and Media, Kris Faafoi, has announced that … Read more »

Governance Group To Lead Next Phase Of Work On A Potential New Public Media Entity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A Governance Group of eight experts has been appointed to lead the next phase of work on a potential new public media entity, Minister for Broadcasting and Media Kris Faafoi announced today. The Governance Group will oversee the development … Read more »

Hate Propaganda

Opinion – Hugh Steadman

Alarmed by the recent burgeoning of anti-Chinese propaganda in the New Zealand media, Blenheim blogger, Hugh Steadman has posted an Anthology of Cold War Propaganda. This blog offers a convenient, one-port call, particularly for those honourable members … Read more »

In-depth Research Reveals 1 In 5 Kiwi Women Are Reading Woman Magazine

Press Release – School Road Publishing

New Zealands new fortnightly print and digital womens magazine Woman is read by one in five Kiwi women, with average time spent reading of nearly two hours, a new survey has found.  Editor Sido Kitchin says the research findings reflect … Read more »

Mediaworks Begins Independent Workplace Review

Press Release – MediaWorks

MediaWorks has announced it has appointed Maria Dew QC to carry out an independent workplace review. The independent review follows the publication of allegations against individuals in the local music and media industries on social media. MediaWorks CEO … Read more »

Bernard Hickey Launches New Podcast With The Spinoff And Kiwibank

Press Release – The Spinoff

The Spinoff and Kiwibank present When the Facts Change with Bernard Hickey New series debuts at #1 on Apple Podcasts chart Together with Kiwibank, The Spinoff Podcast Network is proud to announce the launch of When the Facts Change. Hosted … Read more »

New Zealand Film Commission CEO To Depart NZFC

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

Te Tuma Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Chair, Dame Kerry Prendergast, announced today that CEO Annabelle Sheehan would step away from the role, after three years leading the agency, and return to Australia. Making the announcement after … Read more »

Deleted – New Zealand’s Links To A Covert Genocide

Press Release – Stuff

Stuff Circuits latest documentary, Deleted , investigates Chinas persecution of Uyghurs and reveals how all of us – including the New Zealand government – are compromised. Theres growing international awareness of mass-scale human rights … Read more »

Action Needed To Grow Creative Economy To Support Recovery

Press Release – Yoobee Colleges

An industry-sweeping whitepaper, released today by UP Education and Yoobee Colleges, calls for urgent action to transform Aotearoas creative sector into an economic engine to drive New Zealands economic recovery and growth. UP Education Group … Read more »

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