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Can Trump win the Presidency? It depends how many white men really hate women

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  21 Comments

If Trump faces off against Hillary for the Presidency, the issue that seals it for him could have little to do with a fence along Mexico or intolerance of Muslims, it could well be a pent up misogyny the likes of which we have never seen before.

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Was Hilary Barry’s departure that much of a shock and what most analysis of TV3 has missed

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  29 Comments

People need to believe that the journalist is on their side, not the side of the powerful. MediaWorks, being a former business once owned by Steven Joyce, simply became too close to the people they were supposed to be watching on our behalf for viewers to ever trust again.

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Waatea 5th Estate – Friday night wrap up

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

Joining us tonight for the Friday night wrap up

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Privatised profits and socialised costs: What the government was elected to do.

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Christine Rose, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

We’ve got an Auckland housing affordability and a housing supply crisis. We’ve got an economy overloaded with private debt. Headlines report an anxiety epidemic, a P epidemic and an obesity epidemic all at once. Scientists show we’re in the midst of various environmental crises.

In many ways these are all linked.

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MAY DAY TDB Party this Sunday at Ika

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

Comrades, to celebrate May Day on Sunday, The Daily Blog is hosting drinks and nibbles at Ika at 6pm. All our bloggers, political whanau and you our dear readers are invited along to mix, mingle and plot political coups.

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5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala reviews

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on 5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala reviews

The 5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala are the perfect shows to watch so that you get a feel for a comedian. If you can’t stand 5 minutes of them, then locked in for a 1 hour show will be a death wish. It’s not that any of the comedians these days are god awful, it’s just that there is so much very brilliant work out there that you don’t want to waste time on a show where you get 5 belly laughs when others are offering 50.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  9 Comments

satire

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