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Young Greens highlight Marama’s train wreck AM Show interview was far worse

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Jesus wept, is there any possible way that the co-leader of the Greens could be properly briefed correctly before she fronts news interviews at all?

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Marama’s train wreck AM Show interview

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

After shaking my head at the total lack of a media plan to boost the invisibility of the Green Party Welfare reforms, Marama has appeared on the AM Show and given a trainwreck of an interview.

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Meka coverage vs Key coverage at NZ Herald

By   /  September 30, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

What a joyful journalistic juxtaposition. 

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UPDATE: What do Women want? Apparently not this youtube clip on Stuff

By   /  September 30, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

Honestly, this is seconds away from becoming a Taxpayer Union press release.

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John Tamihere vs Phil Goff live today from 9.30am

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

The biggest show down in Auckland Politics happens today when John Tamihere challenges Phil Goff directly over the lack of social housing at the next Council meeting. Watch here live at 9.30am

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Media outrage over Jacinda-Handley emails is petty

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

For the love of Christ brothers and sisters, I wish as much moral outrage over Jacinda & Handley’s innocuous emails by the media and right wing punish could have occurred over Key’s mass surveillance lies, meth hysteria, dirty politics and colluding with the SIS to smear Phil Goff.

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Dear Duncan Garner – let’s be clear, you can stick Donald Trump’s war on drugs up your arse

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

Duncan Garner was on the failing  AM Show ranting like  lunatic about Jacinda Ardern turning down Donald Trump’s invitation to join his new phase of the War on Drugs.

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TWITTER WATCH BURN OF 2018: Judith Collins blows get tough on crime dog whistle and it explodes gloriously in her face

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

You would think after retweeting fake news that France was legalising underage sex that Judith Collins would work hard to be less of a malicious pus pit of scumbaggery on Twitter.

You would be wrong.

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Is SBW the Flight of the Conchords and NZ sport media TVNZ?

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on Is SBW the Flight of the Conchords and NZ sport media TVNZ?

..it feels like SBW is the Flight of the Conchords and NZ Sport media are TVNZ.

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Jarrod Gilbert exposes Woke de-platforming at Massey University

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

I love how her idea was to cut funding to the student association???  Jesus wept, this is woke de-platforming at it’s most cynical & destructive because once you believe from a fourth wave feminist intersectionist point of view that free speech is white male privilege, any counter is acceptable isn’t it?  

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John Pilger: ‘Hold the front page. The reporters are missing’

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Bloggers, Dr David Robie, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

“Media Lens has shattered a silence about corporate journalism. Like Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman in Manufacturing Consent, they represent a Fifth Estate that deconstructs and demystifies the media’s power.”

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On the same day NZ Herald profiles China threatening academic, they run Chinese propaganda

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Oh the irony. Nothing sums up the current failure of NZ media better than this.

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So when will the NZ mainstream media start examining how they contributed to the Meth Hysteria story?

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

How did this monstrosity manage to get out of hand so fast in a first world country based on science? Because the corporate media’s favourite whipping boy, beneficiaries, were involved and no one lost money in newspapers from beating up on bludgers.

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David Fisher and the double standards of NZ Politics

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Labour will always be crucified for policy in a way that National never does.

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Mark Richardson accidentally criticises NewsHub’s ‘Gower Gotcha’ journalism on The AM Show and it’s glorious

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

I actually like Mark Richardson, sometimes he will blurt something out that is remarkably stupid and sometimes he mainlines the truth of the Universe, this morning on the The AM Show he accidentally did the latter.

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Media response to Jacinda’s empty crisis management speech as underwhelmed as you would expect

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

How about they stop panicking, start a far better internal communication plan, utilise the personal relationships they already have existing with Winston within the Labour caucus and get some bloody runs on the board.

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