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CBB applauds Minister Amy Adams

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 10:39 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

CBB applauds Minister Amy Adams (yes, it's true) 22 August 2016 The Coalition for Better Broadcasting welcomes the government's decision to extend responsibility for broadcasting content standards to online content. The move is long-overdue and will ... More >>

A Fairfax-NZME Merger Would Be Bad News For All Of Us

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:39 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The proposed merger between Fairfax’s New Zealand holdings and APN’s NZME subsidiary would effectively create a monopoly with too much market power in the newspaper sector, the Coalition for Better Broadcasting has warned. More >>

Coalition for Better Broadcasting alarmed by more job losses

Monday, 25 April 2016, 1:55 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Yet again RNZ is announcing job losses and explaining them away as a reorganisation of jobs. But the underlying reason is that the government is chronically under-funding RNZ. “The Government is slowly strangling RNZ, limiting its ability to provide ... More >>

NZ has been previously affected by Investor State Disputes

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 10:52 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

“Government claims that New Zealand has never been sued by a corporation under existing trade agreements may be correct,” says Myles Thomas from the Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB), “but it is worth noting that the threat of Investor/State ... More >>

CBB supports Bill to increase funding to Radio NZ

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 12:08 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting welcomes Clare Curran’s Private Members Bill - Radio New Zealand (Catch-up Funding) Amendment Bill. More >>

CBB supports Private Members Bill

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 12:07 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting welcomes Clare Curran’s Private Members Bill - Radio New Zealand (Catch-up Funding) Amendment Bill. It’s worth noting that internationally, nations similar to New Zealand spend far more on their national radio broadcasters ... More >>

Job losses are a direct result of government funding freeze

Monday, 20 July 2015, 8:59 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting calls on the Minister of Broadcasting, Amy Adams to improve Radio New Zealand funding as a matter of urgency. Radio New Zealand has announced that 20 staff will lose their jobs over the next six months. More >>

Save Campbell Live rallies this Friday

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 1:05 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Rallies are being held across New Zealand this Friday, April 24th in support of Campbell Live. In Auckland the Save Campbell Live petitions organised by ActionStation and Scoop will be presented to TV3. Supporters are hoping that TV3 will hear their ... More >>

Coalition for Better Broadcasting: Campbell Live

Friday, 10 April 2015, 10:03 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is deeply concerned by the suggestion that Campbell Live may be canned. More >>

Radio NZ Bring Back Parliamentary Programmes

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 2:38 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) welcomes the return to Radio NZ of programmes focussing on parliament, but questions how Radio NZ can afford to improve and increase services without additional funding. "Such programmes are important to keeping ... More >>

Radio NZ Bring Back Parliamentary Programmes

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 1:49 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) welcomes the return to Radio NZ of programmes focussing on parliament, but questions how Radio NZ can afford to improve and increase services without additional funding. More >>

Will 2015 Be The Year Radio NZ Starts Closing Down?

Monday, 29 December 2014, 11:29 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is calling on the government and Minister of Broadcasting Amy Adams to make 2015 the year it gives back to Radio NZ and its many, many listeners. More >>

Does ‘No-Surprises’ Also Apply To TVNZ News?

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:27 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

When you stand back and look at NZ media outlets, most of them have at least one or two people who attempt to hold the government to account: John Campbell on TV3, Guyon Espiner and others at Radio NZ, David Fisher in the Herald, Andrea Vance at ... More >>

CBB Cautiously Welcomes New Minister of Broadcasting

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 4:42 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting cautiously welcomes the appointment of Amy Adams as the new Minister of Broadcasting. More >>

Survey shows television without adverts could be vote winner

Monday, 15 September 2014, 11:37 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Survey shows television without adverts could be a vote winner Television news focuses too much on politicians' personalities and not enough on the real issues, according to a UMR survey commissioned by the Coalition for Better Broadcasting. More >>

Fiery Broadcasting Debate in Auckland

Monday, 1 September 2014, 9:50 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Over 250 people turned out for the Auckland Broadcasting and Media Debate in Auckland City last night to hear politicians give their solutions to NZ’s media and broadcasting woes. More >>

Auckland Broadcasting Debate this Sunday

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:58 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Auckland Broadcasting Debate 6.30pm, August 31st 2014 (doors open 6.15pm) Pioneer Women's Hall High Street, Auckland City More >>

Mike Hosking for PM?

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:04 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is adding its voice to the many appalled at TVNZ’s choice of Mike Hosking as moderator for the upcoming political debates. More >>

Public Broadcasting Needs To Be An Election Issue

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 9:05 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

10 June 2014 The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is calling on all political parties to commit to a three-pronged plan to strengthen public service broadcasting in New Zealand. The three points of the plan are: More >>

Redundancies at Radio NZ? The funding freeze in action

Friday, 6 June 2014, 11:43 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is deeply concerned about potential redundancies at Radio NZ as reported in the DomPost and Herald today. “It’s great that Radio NZ is branching out into online services but that shouldn’t come at the expense ... More >>

 

 

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