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The incredible changes to Mike Hosking show since Paul Henry Show started

By   /  June 23, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

This is hilarious…

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Dirty Politics: Coming To A TV Station Near You

By   /  June 18, 2015  /  Curwen Rolinson, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  40 Comments

Oh dear. Not content with caving in to Prime Ministerial pressure in getting rid of John Campbell, MediaWorks has now managed to go from really bad to almost inconceivably worse by headhunting former Herald gossip columnist Rachel Glucina.

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Why on earth is Spark celebrating 10 years of hate speech?

By   /  June 10, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

I’ve been invited to Slater’s hate fest. It reminds me of the time Jordan Williams of the Taxpayers ‘Union’ invited me to go hunting with him and Simon Lusk.

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Q+A vs The Nation

By   /  March 22, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

The Nation desperately needs some actual direction from the directors to reign in their grievous bodily harm approach to current affairs, and someone needs to wake up Q+A.

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No Mr Hide – we tolerate you

By   /  March 15, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

The arrogant selfishness of Hide’s column reeks with privilege minus any values other than a child screaming for its toy.

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So when will the NZ Herald apologise to NZ for the Dirty Politics Donghua Liu smear?

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  36 Comments

The NZ Herald used the manufactured Donghua Liu smear to generate a character assignation of David Cunliffe that culminated in Political Reporter John Armstrong questioning if Cunliffe should actually stand down as leader.

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Plea to publish Charlie Hebdo cartoons in defiance of ‘barbarity’

By   /  January 8, 2015  /  Bloggers, Deconstructing Headlines, Dr David Robie, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

Renowned internationally for its scathing and hilarious cartoons, Charlie Hebdo has always put its fight for freedom of information first, says RSF. And now its staff has been decimated by an unspeakable act of violence.

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