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3 – Under the News Radar 2018 – So about all the Russia Hysteria

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

The third big news story that was missed in 2018 was finding out that despite the claims of Russian interference in American politics, the truth was that this was mostly nonsense…

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1 – Under the News Radar 2018 – The fight to save Julian Assange

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

The first big news stories that was missed in 2018 was the fight to protect Julian Assange.

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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  /  23 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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5 stories that need urgent attention from the Mainstream Media

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

While our glorious corporate mainstream media journalists are all busy nursing hangovers from their annual self-congratulary piss up, aka the Canon Media Awards, here’s 3 news stories that need urgent attention from them, if they can pause long enough from patting themselves on the back of course.

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How is this not fake news?

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The corporate mainstream media do a lot of complaining about ‘fake news’ and a lot of chest beating about the state of their ‘journalism’ but you can see why attacking the credibility of corporate news media is so easy to do when you see example after example of news that is not in any way shape or form actual news.

Take this steaming turd of s story…

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Sean Spicer’s Hitler comment – The mouthpiece of the President is as braindead as the hairpiece of the President

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

The mouthpiece of the President is as braindead as the hairpiece of the President.

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Is misleading free range egg outrage middle class angst at its most meaningless?

By   /  March 19, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

…if we want to be real about the well being of chickens when it comes to eggs we would first stop deluding ourselves that the current scheme is anything other than a scam, demand far more stringent codes of welfare and accept that the cost will rise.

Or we stop eating eggs altogether.

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