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BREAKING: Human Rights Review Tribunal don’t have the budget to hear my case against the NZ Police

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

If the NZ Police can get away with taking personal information from a political blogger that breaches the privacy act and my civil rights, they can do it to anyone and the supposed watchdogs that are there to protect us are so underfunded they’ve become lap dogs to police abuse of power.

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Cough-cough. Look I appreciate the country has baby brain, but what about that housing affordability and inequality eh?

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Growing inequality and housing affordability are more important than a single baby and we’ve already seen policy that was supposed to start fixing these issues have had their numbers overcooked and in the case of the $50 a week student allowance, actually become counter productive!

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Is media coverage of Treaty payout race baiting or just ignorant?

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Thankfully Māori are incredibly generous and patient with their selfish and hateful Pakeha neighbours, it’s not like this is the first time white people have signed a deal with Māori and then thrown a tantrum right?

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The continued media lynching of Metiria

By   /  January 21, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

Metiria Turei in the news AGAIN for an act of political courage while Key’s mass surveillance lies, a Chinese spy inside National & how bad NZ was left after 9yrs of National rule go unchallenged – this is why fake news as a term works.

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How does National attack a pregnant Jacinda? Unions! Unions! Unions!

By   /  January 20, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

If National feed an attack on Jacinda they are going to unleash all the worst angels of their nature. From conspiracy theories to outright burn-witches-at-the-stake level sexism, focusing on Jacinda is a dangerously risky line that is doomed to failure.

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An unmarried pregnant Prime Minister whose partner will be the stay at home dad…

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

…the Right in NZ are literally rolling in their graves…

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New Zealand Prime Minister announces pregnancy on Instagram

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  45 Comments

We now cross live to Mark Richardson and The AM Show for comment…

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Nashy says ‘Oi. You. Noooooo!’ to Fishing Industry censorship

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Good day for democracy and a good day for the environment.  

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America edges towards NSA mass surveillance Death Star

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Overnight the US Senate inched closer to granting the NSA a mass surveillance Death Star by ending debate on the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act.

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Labour Party’s Tax Working Group stacked 8 to 2 with corporate representatives

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  37 Comments

Most of these people spend their working days earning fat salaries advising wealthy corporates and rich listers how to minimise their taxes.

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Instagram hit by fake advertiser scam

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

This is enormously damaging to Instagram who allowed a fake company to create a scam and advertise on their platform. 

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China launches first strike in looming trade war with America

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

After setting out the parameters of the next economic crash yesterday, China have stepped up and launched the first strike in the looming trade war with America…

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Why are Fairfax pimping for climate deniers?

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  86 Comments

What the hell do Fairfax think they are doing by allowing a climate denial pimp like Doug Edmeades a platform?

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Duncan Grieve’s analysis of TVNZ vs Mediaworks seems a tad optimistic

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

The Spinoff’s Editor, Duncan Grieve, claims Mediaworks (the company giving him a TV show) have outfoxed TVNZ by coming back to air early with The Project and The AM Show and that this is somehow a brilliant game of Chess being played y Mediaworks.

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All the canaries in the minefield are dead – the looming economic correction

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

…people are going to want a State that will be prepared to step up to the challenge and lead rather than leave it to the free market.

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Calm down David Farrar – Hayley Holt was barely a candidate (and why John Campbell might leave RNZ)

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

Right wing spin dr and pollster to the failed National Party, David Farrar, is incredulous that former Green Party candidate Hayley Holt has been given the new presenting job on Breakfast…

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