Do the unvaccinated have ‘scrambled brains’ as one publisher suggests?

There are two mainstream national newspapers in New Zealand, the NZ Herald and Stuff. Both have…

LawFuel ordered to hand over communication with sources

Between April and August 2020, New Zealand publisher LawFuel ran a series of articles detailing allegations…

Ian Wishart pens an open letter to fellow journalists

This is why vast numbers of people think the government and health officials are idiots and…

Jacinda Ardern awarded Plank of the Week on UK TV show

Panelists on a Talkradio TV show in the UK have awarded prime minister Jacinda Ardern Plank…

Positive support for Liz Gunn as she speaks out against PM Ardern’s covid regime

The response to Liz Gunn‘s call to action, published on The Buzz YouTube channel, has been…

Before covid-19 hit the UK – there was a test run by the BBC

In 2017 the BBC invited the residents of Haslemere in the UK to download an app…

Freedom of choice poster causes a stir in Waitoki

A street sign in Waitoki near Kaukapakapa north of Auckland is supporting freedom of choice, and…

Double-vaxxed Emmy-winning hair designer killed by covid-19

By K J Yossman, Variety Marc Pilcher, the Emmy Award-winning hair and makeup designer for Bridgerton…

Lone voice challenging gov’t narrative taken off air – PR expert heads news at MediaWorks

Report and opinion: In a sea of mainstream media harmony supporting all the Labour government and…

The bribing of New Zealand’s media

By Amy Brooke, The Spectator: “Trustworthy, insightful, important” – one thing we can say for our…

Radio NZ wants to distance itself from being a public broadcaster

By Tom Frewen: Radio New Zealand wants just two changes to its Charter — insertion of…

Free speech switched off in New Zealand

Removing a billboard poster because of who paid for it, rather than what it says, is…

Video of the week – Brainwashed

Half the country fell asleep, but they scream "woke" We're distracted by vaccines and TV shows…

Sky News Australia removes videos that go against the government’s covid propaganda

After having its YouTube channel blocked for a week and facing a government investigation, Sky News…

Twitter hooks up with news agencies to ‘elevate credible information’

Twitter has partnered with Associated Press (AP) and Reuters to ‘help’ Twitter users access what it…

UK official Secrets Act: home secretary’s reforms will make journalists criminals

By Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff University The UK government has proposed new legislation to counter state threats,…

When it comes to news and information… who’s your daddy?

Press release: “The Government is extending its tentacles into nearly every area of media with an…

Anyone wanting to make a movie about a New Zealand disaster should look at Pike River

By Charles Coles: The person who came up with the idea of making a Hollywood movie…

Social media influencers put on notice by finance regulator

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has released a guide to talking about money online following concerns…

Open letter challenging Stuff’s criticism of Dr Simon Thornley

On 21 May Stuff published a lengthy feature about Dr Simon Thornley and his views about…

How to get people to do what you want – develop a cult following

By Charles Coles: During the first illegal lockdown that was ordered by prime minister Jacinda Ardern…

Shining a light on Jacinda Ardern’s secretive government

When Jacinda Ardern was elected as prime minister the first time, she stood in parliament and…

openDemocracy wins transparency court case against UK government

By Peter Geoghegan and Jenna Corderoy, openDemocracy openDemocracy has won a significant legal victory against the…

Call for Facebook to be held accountable for ‘harmful practices’

“Facebook has admitted it enables a range of harmful practices including foreign interference in elections, hate…

Vaccine, lies, and a legacy media hit-piece that misses the mark

New Zealand GP Dr Sam Bailey takes her gloves off in this video. Listen to her…

Breaking news – two dogs found alive

Sad but true, but the New Zealand Herald now ranks missing pets as breaking news. When the…

Newstalk ZB hires businessman to host talkback show

If you think a qualification in broadcast radio or journalism will set you up for a…

Call to scrap voluntary code on alcohol advertising

Press release Alcohol harm reduction advocates are calling for an end to alcohol advertisers writing the…

Support for review of community radio sector

A survey of political parties standing in New Zealand's 2020 General Election has revealed that most…