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Nicky Hagar - Auckland Public Meeting

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:41 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

A public meeting meeting with Jesson Prize winner Nicky Hagar will be held Wednesday 27th August, 7.30pm, at the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall (Cnr Dominion Rd & Balmoral Rd). More >>

HOT AIR – climate change politics in New Zealand

Friday, 27 June 2014, 11:35 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

HOT AIR is the story of twenty years of political struggle between politicians, scientists and activists wanting to reduce New Zealand's emissions, and corporate leaders and their lobbyists working to protect profits and commercial advantage. More >>

Entries Open for 2014 Jesson Journalism Awards

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 11:34 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

Have you got a journalistic project that you want to complete, but can’t get enough money or time to do it? More >>

2013 Bruce Jesson Lecture & Journalism Awards

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 4:26 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

On 30th October Sir Edmund (Ted) Thomas delivered the 2013 Bruce Jesson Lecture to a large and attentive crowd at Auckland University. This was a wide-ranging lecture that charted the catastrophic social consequences of the neo-liberal revolution, ... More >>

Reducing Inequality: A Strategy for a Cause

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 12:03 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

The speaker, a Distinguished Fellow at the Law School at The University of Auckland, argues that the gross inequality in income and wealth which besets New Zealand is the outcome of the neo-liberal economic measures of the mid-1980s and early 1990s ... More >>

Inequality and the West

Friday, 28 June 2013, 12:27 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

Political economist Robert Wade talks about rising inequalities in the Western world, placing New Zealand in the context of international debates. More >>

Call for 2013 Jesson Journalism Prize Entries

Monday, 20 May 2013, 1:28 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

The Bruce Jesson Foundation journalism prize competition is now open for entries, offering funding for high-quality critical journalism. The 2013 competition opens as recent winner Max Rashbrooke unveils a new book supported by his Jesson award: ... More >>

Nicky Hager Delivers 2012 Bruce Jesson Lecture

Friday, 2 November 2012, 12:52 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

On Wednesday 31 October, Nicky Hager delivered the 2012 Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture to a packed and attentive Maidment Theatre audience. Entitled ' Investigative journalism in the age of media meltdown: from National Party Headquarters to Afghanistan ', ... More >>

Pike River book wins top Jesson award

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, 10:03 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

A planned book on the Pike River mine disaster by Christchurch journalist Rebecca Macfie has won this year’s top Bruce Jesson journalism award. More >>

Nicky Hager to give this year’s Bruce Jesson Lecture

Sunday, 16 September 2012, 4:43 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

Nicky Hager to give this year’s Bruce Jesson Lecture This year’s Bruce Jesson Lecture will focus on New Zealand’s need for investigative journalism – by someone once described as “New Zealand’s leading investigative journalist”. More >>

Call for Jesson Prize Nominations

Sunday, 26 August 2012, 4:28 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

The Bruce Jesson Foundation was established in 1999 to commemorate one of New Zealand’s greatest political journalists, the late Bruce Jesson, by promoting “vigorous political, social and economic investigation, debate, analysis and reporting in New Zealand”. ... More >>

Call for Jesson Prize Nominations

Wednesday, 30 May 2012, 10:44 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

"Independent journalism in New Zealand is in crisis and it is by no means certain that it will survive," claims Auckland University political scientist Dr Joe Atkinson. More >>

Transport researcher wins top journalism award

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 9:28 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

Auckland transport researcher Dr Chris Harris has won a top award for critical journalism just days before he is made redundant by the creation of the new Auckland super-city. More >>

The Politics of the Brown Table

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 3:20 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

A self-annointed Iwi Leaders Group, a Maori Party that supports a National/ACT government, and a group of Crown mandated intermediaries drawn from retired politicians and bureaucrats are today's agents for the manufacturing of consent and the management of discontent ... More >>

Massey Students Win Journalism Award

Friday, 28 May 2010, 9:34 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

A three-month investigation into a potential health risk from contamination at the former Masterton gasworks has won a team of Massey University journalism students the inaugural Bruce Jesson Emerging Journalism Prize. More >>

Nominations for Bruce Jesson Journo Awards 2010

Monday, 24 May 2010, 9:54 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

The Bruce Jesson Foundation was established in 1999 to commemorate one of New Zealand’s greatest political journalists, the late Bruce Jesson, by promoting vigorous political, social and economic investigation, debate, analysis and reporting in New Zealand. ... More >>

Massey students take out major journalism prize

Monday, 3 May 2010, 9:09 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

A team of six Massey Journalism students are the inaugural winners of a $500 award for outstanding investigative journalism written by students. More >>

Journalism award revamped

Sunday, 20 January 2008, 2:54 pm | Bruce Jesson Foundation

New Zealand's only award for critical journalism is being revamped to link in with a growing movement for more democratic local media. More >>

Laila Harre: Union Relevance In Aotearoa In 21st C

Thursday, 8 November 2007, 9:16 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

Union relevance in Aotearoa in the 21st Century - For 20 years unions have been engaged in a struggle for relevance - relevance to both workers and the wider social and economic environment in which we organise. This lecture will look at possible futures ... More >>

Wanted: critical journalism

Friday, 26 January 2007, 9:55 am | Bruce Jesson Foundation

The Bruce Jesson Foundation, set up after the death of journalist-politician Bruce Jesson in 1999, will provide up to $3000 for “critical, informed, analytical and creative journalism or writing which will contribute to public debate in New Zealand ... More >>

 

 

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