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John Drinnan: Aussie shakeup, NZ ripples

18 Aug, 2017 6:00am
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John Drinnan

John Drinnan is the Media writer for the New Zealand Herald.

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COMMENT: Government finally ends the 8 years funding freeze on RNZ, John Drinnan writes.
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COMMENT: Broadcaster's reinvention has helped its case for more government cash.
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COMMENT: Whatever happens to Australian media asset will also affect NZ
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COMMENT: New fishing show blurs the old boundaries.
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COMMENT: Radio NZ offer of free interview series came too late, says TVNZ.
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COMMENT: Media reflects public division over where to draw the line on freedom of speech.
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COMMENT: TV, radio bosses depart, and a Commerce Commission delay creates a log jam.
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COMMENT: Digital content is a key strategy for the public broadcaster.
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COMMENT: One-time Act Party vice-president finds an audience among US conservatives, John Drinnan writes.
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More New Zealanders are finding work in American movies and TV shows.
  • 24 Feb, 2017 9:36am
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COMMENT: Why should taxpayers own a commercial broadcasting company that offers unexciting returns, John Drinnan writes.
  • 17 Feb, 2017 6:41am
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COMMENT: AUT University says it is looking at developing journalism as a skill-set rather than a career prospect, John Drinnan writes.
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MediaWorks bosses know better than anyone that the rebranding of TV3 will not send viewers racing to the channel, John Drinnan writes.
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COMMENT: Spark is standing by Lightbox amid speculation that it has also signed a deal with Netflix, writes John Drinnan.