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Controversial I know, but Sean Plunket should NOT have resigned from the BSA (sit down lil bitch be humble – a guide for white guys)

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

I’m going to try and use this excuse if I ever get caught smuggling a tonne of cocaine across the border, ‘but your honour, it’s a social experiment bro’. 

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WaateaNews: Metiria Turei vs Jian Yang – Compare the media values at work

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

How come a Maori solo mum who stole to feed her child a quarter of a century ago is a bigger story than a possible Chinese spy deeply embedded inside our own Government?

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Can we all acknowledge the speed of how National Party relationship with China has been ignored by the NZ media?

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  45 Comments

There has been more media coverage of Duncan Garner leaving bloody Twitter than the power Chinese Business interests now hold over the National Party. 

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Why Duncan Garner’s Kmart checkout metaphor is actually delightfully perfect

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

Here is our great anthropologist at work as he wanders into the great snake of the Kmart checkout line…

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Why Lizzie Marvelly’s compulsory voting idea isn’t a solution

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

If you chose to not engage with the political process, it’s your right to have the agency to do that. I don’t think forcing people to have their say is a positive response to voter apathy.

‘Vote or else’ isn’t particularly inspirational is it?

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WaateaNews: How do Māori respond to the next wave of colonisation?

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  29 Comments

The impact of the Asian-NZ population tripling in the space of 20 years and overtaking Māori has political, economic and cultural ramifications that haven’t been discussed yet it’s a debate that is already running.

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Let’s seriously consider David Farrar’s offer to the Greens and laugh and laugh and laugh

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

…the only scenario where the Greens join the National Party is if Hitler resurrects from the grave with a legion of Nazi zombies and declares an ecological war against the Amazon rain forest.

Sorry David Farrar, That’s the only scenario.

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The ridiculous pro National propaganda of Garner, Du Plessis-Allan, Roughan & Kirk

By   /  October 1, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  66 Comments

The right wing and their corporate media enablers need to delegitimise MMP and any Labour led Government by decrying Winston, undermining Jacinda and demonising the Greens.

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WaateaNews Column: Election 2017 – Maori Party punished & Labour rewarded

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

We’ve lost Metiria, Marama, Te Ururoa and Hone as voices for the most vulnerable, Labour’s Maori Caucus must now become that.

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The ‘National won’ propaganda circus and when will the Left stop sulking & fight back?

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  32 Comments

If enough leading lights of the left could find their way to getting off their arses and adding their voice maybe the faux shockwaves of manufactured outrage about to erupt when Labour-NZ First-Green gov gets announced won’t spook the country so much.

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Blame Labour’s low polling where it deserves to be blamed – on the mainstream media

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  43 Comments

If there is a disappointment with the Labour and Green vote on election night, let’s put that blame where it deserves to go, the right wing corporate mainstream media.

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The one image that sums up Election 2017

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

The only hope left for us as a society are the youth voters who are slowly waking to the horror of the neoliberal debt cage that user pays culture are locking them into. This election isn’t about just who wins on Saturday, it’s about the soul of us as a country and it will answer the question – did the 30 year neoliberal experiment brainwash enough of us to deny us any hope?

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WaateaNews Column: Maori voter suppression allegations demands investigation!

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Allegations of widespread Maori voter suppression made by Massey University Political Lecturer, Veronica Tawhai require an immediate response from the Electoral Commission.

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Why on earth are we interviewing 13 political parties tonight at 8pm?

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

Tonight from 8pm, live streamed here at The Daily Blog and on www.kiwidebate.online I will interview 13 Political Parties to hear what they think the big issues of our country are and how they intend to solve them.

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Facebook suppressing Willie Jackson’s post on Maori and youth voter suppression

By   /  September 17, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

…Facebook needs to explain why they are suppressing this post about voter suppression.  

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BREAKING: New Roy Morgan Poll – Nats 40% (down 2.5), Labour 39.5 (up 7), Greens 9, NZF 6 (down 5.5)

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

Somewhere Matthew Hooton, Ben Thomas, David Farrar, Michelle Boag, Cameron Slater, Simon Lusk and Jordan Williams are all silently rocking and sobbing in a  group pity hug.

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