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Australia’s foray into digital news fairness: Supersmart and superdoomed

An industry-wide news boycott is the only way to find out the true value of news to Google and Facebook.

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The Birth of Share Wars

This is the second chapter of the book All Your Friends Like This

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Why publish a hateful pig head video?

Published 12 May, 2019, Newshub I’m writing this to explain why Newshub ran footage of a man depositing half a pig’s head at the Al Noor …

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The problem with news in New Zealand

Published 15 August 2019, Newshub Two weeks ago it came out that TVNZ wasn’t paying a dividend to the Government this year and for “the f…

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Why naming Brenton Tarrant is the right thing to do

Published May 1, 2019, Newshub Towards the end of March, something unusual happened. At the suggestion of Radio New Zealand CEO Paul Thom…

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Why give Joseph Parker a voice?

Published 22/1/2019, Newshub I wasn’t in New Zealand in 2013, when a wave of disgust swept the nation over the actions of a group of youn…

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The audience is right

Published December 21, 2011, Mumbrella One thing I find surprising, after a decade in online news and a few years in print, is that the l…

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An Australian exec tell New Zealand what is (badly) wrong with its television

Published April 13, 2018, The Spinoff TV in New Zealand is odd. It’s odd in a whole lot of great ways – Hunt for the Wilderpeople-style …

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Why “quality journalism” should be left to die

Published September 27, 2011 Mumbrella The print media inquiry, announced on Wednesday, is a bad idea. And it hasn’t been pilloried quite…

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24 Hours With Hal Crawford

Originally published Mumbrella, February 5, 2016 Everything is the same as itself and different from every other thing. There is no typic…