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Cord cutting pundits have predicted the death of ye olde television for years. And while few would argue with Merja Myllylahti’s 2017 AUT Journalism, Media and Democracy summary when she said commercial television broadcasting showed signs of distress, the six-month interim reports released by New Zealand television heavyweights TVNZ and Sky TV had some surprises. We check in with the media owners and the media agencies to break down the facts and the figures.
NZME and Stuff have announced this week they will seek leave to appeal a High Court ruling that upheld a Commerce Commission block on their proposed merger. In December the High Court upheld a Commerce Commission ruling not to clear or authorise the merger. With that in mind, we take a look at what industry folk think of the proposed merger and mergers in general.
The News International phone hacking saga put the cosy network of media and government in sharp focus and showed how powerful media organisations can extert undue pressure on lawmakers and law upholders. And, according to a report by AUT University’s Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD), similar trends—and their associated dangers—are also evident in New Zealand.