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Werewolf leaves Scoop – beginning of end?

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

NZ desperately needs to find a new way to fund media that can be a real counter weight to corporate media and a neutered fourth estate. I don’t think Scoop will be around long enough to be part of that solution.

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How desperate is The Nation on TV3 for attention?

By   /  September 20, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

the bias of TV3 is now as apparent as Fox News

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Hosking on Corbyn – a point by point rebuttal

By   /  September 15, 2015  /  Dr Wayne Hope, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  51 Comments

Sometimes insulting or abusive judgments about others reveal more about the judger than the accused. Individuals may psychologically project their own negative qualities onto other people without realising that they are doing so.

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Patrick Gower tries to call Andrew Little a liar and then sulks when Little puts him in his place

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  49 Comments

So far all the ugliest elements put on display since Labour raised the issue of China’s speculation in our residential housing market have been displayed by those screaming racist

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Political Power of twitter

By   /  July 10, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on Political Power of twitter

Chris McDowall wrote a very interesting article for the Herald last week looking at MPs and their twitter interaction.

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The boycott is working – TV3 7pm ratings continue to meltdown – bring Back Campbell Live

By   /  July 7, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  31 Comments

The self mutilation of TV3 for political reasons by TV3 management will demand a response from TV3’s new owners.

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UPDATE: Dear TV3, now Heather du Plessis-Allan has turned down your new 7pm show, PLEASE appoint Rachel Glucina to work with Duncan Garner

By   /  June 23, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

If TV3 are trying to imitate the hate crime against public broadcasting that is ‘Seven Sharp’, then they may as well be totally open to being as sycophantic as ‘Seven Sharp’ and put Rachel in there.

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