The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) welcomes the Labour Party’s new media policy and the commitment of an additional $38m a year to an expanded RNZ and NZ On Air. It is significant that Labour’s policy has recognised that public service principles remain essential in the digital media environment. Although many New Zealanders appreciate the […]Read More →
The Coalition for Better Broadcasting calls on the government to adequately fund RNZ before it has to sell the Auckland studio.
It’s now 8 years since the government imposed the funding freeze on RNZ, and the steadily dwindling budget continues to damage NZ’s only public media organisation. Recently RNZ announced to staff, plans to sell their Auckland office and studio, and rent it back from the new owners. The Auckland office and studio is a five-storey […]Read More →