John Campbell’s powerful and moving review of the spite masquerading as social policy is another reminder of how important John is to Fourth Estate Public Broadcasting…
OPINION: Climate change dodged, child poverty ignored, landlords and gun-owners dignified. I badly wanted to be surprised by our first formal three-party coalition, writes John Campbell, and in a way I really am.
…no one else has the mana, gravitas and intelligence to critique quite like John.
With the retirement of Kim Hill, he is now the most important journalist in NZ and you can already see the right spitting venom at John for his criticism on the State Broadcaster by arguing TVNZ should be ‘balanced’.
Firstly, that argument is bullshit – John has earned the right to call it the way he sees it and the role of the State Broadcaster is to challenge the powerful, not acquiesce to it!
We have already seen repeated threats by Winston to have Jack Tame sacked for asking hard questions, it is only a matter of time before the ZB Troll Farm starts a petition to have John sacked at TVNZ.
John represents New Zealand and Old Zealand hates him.
Watch for their attempt to take him out because Old Zealand know the threat to their agenda he represents.
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