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Analysis - Simon Tong's future as managing director of Fairfax Media was as uncertain as the future of the media company he led, writes Colin Peacock
The Fijian Prime Minister was "making up facts for a speech" when he criticised NZ media yesterday, says a journalist he has blacklisted.
ANALYSIS - As rumours fly that NZME and Fairfax New Zealand could merge, Colin Peacock looks at how likely it is, and what it might mean. Audio
ANALYSIS - Radio Hauraki DJs Matt Heath and Jeremy Wells are in hot water after an on-air prank at the expense of cricketer Ben Stokes' mother.
Fairfax Media today told 70 of its editorial team their jobs will go as part of a proposal the company says will save it money.
There were no gimmicks and visuals didn't call the shots on RNZ's first-ever live multimedia news show, writes Mediawatch's Colin Peacock. Audio
ANALYSIS: When Winston Peters called Mike Hosking a 'National Party stooge', he was following a long tradition of accusing media of bias, says Mediawatch.
Sky TV has been copping flak recently for failing to screen the much-hyped last-ever Daily Show with Jon Stewart as advertised. Audio
The uncertain future of TV3s Campbell Live has provoked much media hand-wringing. Mediawatch looks at what might lie in store for TV current affairs.
Paul Henry's multi-platform breakfast show debuted this morning. Mediawatch's Colin Peacock tuned in.
People in the west think North Koreans believe everything their dictator says, but as Mediawatch reports, westerners also tend to believe whatever the media tell them. Audio
The subtitle of Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics is 'How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand's political environment'. Mediawatch asks if it has also poisoned the media.
Pen, notebook - and encryption key. It's time to add digital security to the reporter's toolkit, experts say. Mediawatch looks at journalism in the digital age. Audio