NZers are going to be piss off are they?
Are they going to be pissed at the Government or do you think they’ll get pissed at you, the Former Opposition Leader’s jogging buddy running with a story that wasn’t confirmed by the Government?
Yes there was clearly a fuck up here with a social media message that was wrong, but it was the NZ Herald who screamed fire here without confirming the story.
The rest of the media were contacted and told the Herald story was wrong.
The NZ Herald doesn’t have a good reputation for fact checking their stories, remember when they sent in a fake journalist to smear the waitress who John Key was touching?
The NZ Herald were the ones who were wrong here and the childish manner in which this ‘journalist’ is operating is more Mike Hosking than it is Nicky Hager.
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