Alarm over AFFCO/Talley’s bid to muzzle social media posts

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talleys is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company. Read more »

Appointments to TVNZ and NZ On Air

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced appointments to the boards of two of New Zealands iconic media organisations, Television New Zealand (TVNZ) and NZ On Air. These appointments will ensure there is a good balance of new expertise … Read more »

Minister welcomes ban on offensive slogans

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett today welcomed a decision by the Office of the Chief Censor to ban three slogans on Wicked Campers vans. Read more »

Wicked Campers vans classified as objectionable

Press Release – Office of Film and Literature Classification

In March 2016 Police submitted a number of campervans to the Classification Office following public concern. Read more »

NZME Shines Spotlight on Women’s Sport Coverage

Press Release – New Zealand Media and Entertainment

28 April 2016 New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) kicks off its Olympic Games coverage with the launch of Shes Got Game , a fortnightly video show highlighting the incredible accomplishments of New Zealands female athletes. Read more »

Coalition for Better Broadcasting alarmed by more job losses

Press Release – Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Yet again RNZ is announcing job losses and explaining them away as a reorganisation of jobs. But the underlying reason is that the government is chronically under-funding RNZ. The Government is slowly strangling RNZ, limiting its ability to provide … Read more »

Voices from the past reflect on the New Zealand wars

Press Release – Radio New Zealand

This Anzac Day RNZ looks back at Aotearoas own civil war and remembers more than 3,000 people who lost their lives over three decades during the New Zealand wars. Read more »

Newshub Announces Andrew Gourdie as Sports Contributor

Press Release – Mediaworks

MediaWorks is pleased to announce Andrew Gourdie as Newshub Sports Contributor and, alongside Michelle Pickles, sports presenter for Newshub Live at 6pm. Read more »

Media lockup to go ahead for Budget

Article – BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) – The Treasury has confirmed it is to go ahead with a lock-up for journalists for the budget on May 26, despite the Reserve Bank’s decision to end the briefings. Read more »

On Demand on TV for all – FreeviewPlus now on Satellite

Press Release – FreeView

Enjoying On Demand on TV is about to become a whole lot simpler and easier for even more Kiwis up and down the country, as Freeview New Zealand rolls out FreeviewPlus on their satellite platform. Read more »

How Should A Law Firm Market Itself In 2016?

Press Release – LawFuel – Law Firm Marketing and Tips – New Zealand lawyers like most others in other jurisdictioins are facing constant change in the law, but also in the way in which they market themselves. Read more »

Impact of news and social media on global politics

Press Release – University of Otago

This years University of Otago Foreign Policy School will bring together an impressive line-up of national and overseas speakers to explore the complex and evolving interaction between states and old and new forms of media. Read more »

APN considers demerging NZME following cancelled IPO

Article – BusinessDesk

April 18 (BusinessDesk) – APN News & Media could spin off its NZME New Zealand media assets after abandoning an initial public offering for the division in February, although investors say such a proposal may struggle to find favour with shareholders. Read more »

Department of Conservation wins Randstad Award

Press Release – Randstad

Auckland, 14 April 2016 The Department of Conservation (DOC) has again received the top accolade for the Most Attractive Employer at the annual Randstad Award held at Seafarers in Auckland this evening. Read more »

Stuff audience numbers surpass 2 million

Press Release – Nielsen Media Research

Latest Nielsen Online Ratings figures show Stuff has broken a new record, reaching a unique audience of 2.015 million* in March and reinforcing Stuffs position as New Zealands leading digital brand. Read more »

Reserve Bank tracks down leak from lockup to Mediaworks

Article – BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s Reserve Bank said its decision to cut interest rates last month was leaked by a Newshub Mediaworks reporter from the media lockup and it will stop offering journalists and analysts embargoed access to sensitive … Read more »

Reserve Bank takes action after investigation confirms leak

Press Release – Reserve Bank

An independent investigation has confirmed that highly sensitive and valuable market information on the March Official Cash Rate (OCR) cut decision was leaked by a journalist ahead of the official release, the Reserve Bank said today. Following the investigation, … Read more »

MediaWorks Response to Reserve Bank Statement

Press Release – Mediaworks

Mark Weldon, Group CEO, MediaWorks said: “MediaWorks unreservedly apologises to the Reserve Bank for this incident. Once MediaWorks was aware a leak had taken place, it conducted its own investigation to determine whether the leak had come … Read more »

Luxury Magazine Taps Into Affluent Chinese Market

Press Release – Multimedia Magazines

New Zealands Eye Magazine is crossing new frontiers with the launch of its first Chinese Eye. Read more »

Luxury Magazine Taps Into Affluent Chinese Market

Press Release – Mulstimedia Magazines

New Zealands Eye Magazine is crossing new frontiers with the launch of its first Chinese Eye. Read more »

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