Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran says MediaWorks CEO Michael Anderson is running a campaign using Murdoch-style language against public media, Thomas Coughlan reports.
Newsroom technology columnist Richard MacManus points out Spark has a lot of work to do before next year's Rugby World Cup to ensure its technology can handle sports live streaming.
Radio New Zealand has downplayed hopes it will use a planned funding boost to launch a stand-alone television station. Thomas Coughlan reports from a combative select committee hearing where National MPs accused RNZ of being politically biased.
With the Government’s openness and transparency under attack, new Minister Clare Curran has had a busy first few months. She tells Shane Cowlishaw how she plans to shake-up both her own colleagues and the broadcasting sector she is now responsible for.
Voter support for Labour has overtaken National in an explosive Colmar Brunton poll on the eve of the first election debate. Bernard Hickey, Tim Murphy and Shane Cowlishaw report from the campaign trail.
Prime Minister John Key has moved to shut down any uncertainty in this year's election campaign about any future asset sales another National-led government.
Paula Bennett put her hand up to stand in the new Upper Harbour electorate after her Waitakere seat was dismembered in draft boundary changes, David Cunliffe released documents showing the risk of a deep sea oil drilling accident and a review of pokie machines in pubs and clubs was announced.