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The AM Show Review: Simon Bridges doesn’t want to play ‘blame game’ over mycoplasma bovis – what a surprise!

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

It’s like there is one rule for National and another rule for every other political Party, watching Duncan Garner chime in and support Simon Bridges in demanding no more political blame helps explain why this double standard is so endemic in NZ politics. 

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What the online Left don’t get about National Party propaganda

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

We of the online Left have openly mocked these weird memes which keep showing Jacinda winning as a weird message to use in attempting to denigrate the new Government. What we on the online Left however are missing is that for rump National voters who believe erroneously they were cheated by Jacinda winning, this constant winner framing is rubbing salt in still open wounds.

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Spinoff 100% right about Waiheke Island Supergold card rip off

By   /  May 10, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

We all suspected the Waiheke Ferry Supergold Card scam was bad, but I don’t think anyone knew it was this bad.

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The micro-aggression review of Avengers: Infinity War

By   /  May 6, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  4 Comments

Radical environmentalist, solo dad and Mens Rights Activist, Thanos, has mansplained himself into believing the only sustainable way forward for the Universe is a radical heteropatriarchy that kills off half the population of every planet while turning all waste body matter into biodegradable plant fertiliser.

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Dear Audrey – National MP ignorance doesn’t mean dirty politics isn’t happening

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

National Party MPs ignorance didn’t mean dirty politics wasn’t happening.

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Police formally speak out against Right Wing Troll Army Dirty Politics against Clarke Gayford

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  36 Comments

…it is my belief that right wing operatives have built a Troll Army to propagate hateful lies and spread them through social media. 

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Why this stuff article on Millennial vs Boomers is sooooooooo stupid

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

Let’s ask two simple questions, why is there a difference between Boomers and Millennial and why can’t corporate media see it?

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Stuff crucify local papers & NZME shows us the shallow puddle future- why NZ media is so awful

By   /  May 1, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The news in NZ really is rich people telling middle class people to blame poor people. 

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Respects to Deborah Hill Cone

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

In a culture where micro-aggression policing occurs on social media networks fuelled by outrage, the ability to take offence and bloat it into a war crime means we are often left defensive and resentful in response which feeds the algorithms and Mark Zuckerberg makes another billion.

Deborah has shown us what an apology with grace and humility looks like.

Many respects to her. 

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New Zealand’s new Alt-Right Twitter Trolls: Dirty Politics 2018

By   /  April 29, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  25 Comments

Dirty Politics didn’t end with the demise in influence of Cameron Slater & David Farrar, it has cleverly mutated into a hundred social media voices that are all oddly saying the same things at the same time.

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Wait, what? Hosking is blaming Clark with an e for Con with an e’s column?

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

…Hosking is criticising Clarke for responding to a fellow Herald’s character assassination as if it’s Clarke’s fault????

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After character assassinating Clarke with an e – is the NZ Herald now just a blog with Trolls?

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

The Herald have had the audacity to pick up on their own columnists smear job on Clarke with an unnamed ‘story’ covering the outrage they created.

Clickbait using clickbait.

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It’s fair to compare Heather du Plessis-Allan to Ann Coulter

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

It’s fair to compare Jacinda to Trump in that they are part of the same species, breath oxygen and both have two legs and two arms.

The similarities end there.

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As they whine they weren’t consulted – never forget that NZ Oil & Gas voted to give nothing to Pike River families

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

Rachel Stewart has once again proven why she is this country’s best columnist (it is so weird that she wasn’t included in this years media awards yet an over rated mummy blogger and Ben Mack eye-rollingly were) with this damning indictment on the NZ oil Industry…

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Can someone please read the Bible to Duncan Garner and Israel Folau?

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  36 Comments

To be honest, I don’t think Israel understands the Bible he’s standing up for any more than Duncan does.

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So now there are real question marks over Syrian gassing, what exactly would Simon Bridges have done?

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  21 Comments

Who is easier to manipulate? Donald Trump with faked images of gassed children or Simon Bridges with sending troops into a war zones using faked images of gassed children?

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