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Peter Manning: Despite her good intentions, Michelle Guthrie was never the right fit for the ABC

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, Digital Media, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Peter Manning: Despite her good intentions, Michelle Guthrie was never the right fit for the ABC

Sacked as ABC head … Michelle Guthrie, “wrong choice from the start”. Image: PMC ANALYSIS: By Peter Manning Michelle Guthrie has been badly treated – not by being sacked, but by being hired in the first place. As a former head of ABC TV News and Current Affairs, I met Guthrie several times at functions […]

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Next ABC chief must be advocate for public broadcasting, says MEAA

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, Evening Report, MEAA, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Next ABC chief must be advocate for public broadcasting, says MEAA

Dumped ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie … her term will be remembered for “historically low” funding, redundancies. Image: SBS Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The next managing director of the ABC must be prepared to fight for better funding and independence, and to champion public broadcasting in a hostile political environment, says the union representing the […]

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NZ aid workers’ open letter condemns broadcaster for Pacific ‘leeches’ attack

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Aid policy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Balance, Broadcasting, Evening Report, fairness, hate speech, Hatred, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Solomon Islands  /  Comments Off on NZ aid workers’ open letter condemns broadcaster for Pacific ‘leeches’ attack

By RNZ Pacific OPINION: An open letter to broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan on behalf of New Zealanders who have worked, and those are who are still working, in development in Solomon Islands: Heather du Plessis-Allan’s recent comments on [Newstalk ZB] that the Pacific are leeches on New Zealand is dangerously ignorant, insulting to Pacific Islanders […]

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Tongan scholars lodge protests over broadcaster’s Pacific ‘leeches’ jibe

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Broadcasting, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News Media, Opinion, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Tonga  /  Comments Off on Tongan scholars lodge protests over broadcaster’s Pacific ‘leeches’ jibe

Broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan … controversial attack on the Pacific Islands and Pacific Islanders. Image: Screenshot of Newstalk ZB By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News Tongan community leaders and top scholars in New Zealand will complain to the Human Rights Commission against broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan’s outspoken comments against Pacific people. The complaint will […]

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Peters announces NZ$10m boost to fund dedicated Pacific TV channel

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Broadcasting, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, pasifika, Pasifika TV, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Television  /  Comments Off on Peters announces NZ$10m boost to fund dedicated Pacific TV channel

Foreign Minister Winston Peters speaks to media in Nauru Image: Jason Oxenham/NZH/RNZ By RNZ Pacific New Zealand will spend $NZ10 million in the next three years on a Pasifika television channel for the region. The Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting service would be expanded to include a dedicated channel with New Zealand content. New Zealand’s Deputy Prime […]

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Journalism Matters: Interesting the public in the public interest

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Broadcasting, convergence, disruption, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, journalism, Media, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, public journalism, Radio NZ, RNZ, Society & Culture, Technology  /  Comments Off on Journalism Matters: Interesting the public in the public interest

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Journalism Matters: Interesting the public in the public interest Last week I launched two policies to support Kiwi journalism because as Bill Moyers put it, “the quality of democracy and the quality of journalism is deeply intertwined.” Journalism matters because it’s how we discover what’s […]

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National killed the radio station

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Broadcasting, Democracy, dunedin, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, Media, Opposition News, Politics, Public broadcasting, public service broadcasting, Radio New Zealand, Radio NZ, RNZ  /  Comments Off on National killed the radio station

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National killed the radio station The Buggles song ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ probably isn’t the best comparison but National’s anti-public broadcasting ideology is slowing starving our only public broadcaster, RNZ. As it once again demonstrated over the recent earthquakes, it’s a national treasure that […]

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Pacific loses shortwave radio that dodges dictators – warns of disasters

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, Broadcasting, Disasters, earthquakes, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific broadcasting, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Radio, Radio Australia, Radio New Zealand, Radio NZ, Reports, Shortwave, Solomon Islands, Tsunami, Tsunami warning  /  Comments Off on Pacific loses shortwave radio that dodges dictators – warns of disasters

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Dr Alexandra Wake in Melbourne As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Kirakira in the Solomon Islands early today, triggering a tsunami warning across the Pacific, many residents of the country would have turned to shortwave radio for more information. The tsunami warning has […]

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Abby Foote appointed to TVNZ Board

By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Broadcasting, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Abby Foote appointed to TVNZ Board

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Abby Foote appointed to TVNZ Board Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams has today announced the appointment of Abby Foote to the Board of Television New Zealand (TVNZ). “Ms Foote is a Christchurch-based professional director with a background in law and accountancy. Her executive career was with […]

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Changes to modernise election broadcasting

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Broadcasting, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Changes to modernise election broadcasting

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to modernise election broadcasting Justice and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams says a planned refresh of the outdated format of election broadcasts will modernise them in time for the 2017 General Election. Ms Adams announced today that the Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment […]

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Minister welcomes new media sector fund

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Broadcasting, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes new media sector fund

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes new media sector fund Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams has welcomed NZ On Air’s response to the changing needs of the sector with the NZ Media Fund. “NZ On Air is responding to the rapidly shifting media sector and today’s converging landscape in the […]

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