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CBB welcomes Labour's exciting media policy

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 11:34 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) welcomes the Labour Party’s new media policy and the commitment of an additional $38m a year to an expanded RNZ and NZ On Air. More >>

CBB welcomes NZ First Broadcasting and ICT policy

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 7:14 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

17 August 2017 The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) welcomes the NZFirst Broadcasting and ICT policy . More >>

CBB Does Not Support Mike Hosking Moderating TVNZ Leader Debates

Monday, 14 August 2017, 9:44 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Contrary to a media report, the Coalition for Better Broadcasting does not support Mike Hosking to moderate TVNZ’s leader’s debates. More >>

$11.4m brings RNZ to 2012 funding levels

Friday, 26 May 2017, 8:54 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) congratulates the Minister of Finance for recognising the value of public service broadcasting. More >>

Government must step in to save news media

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 12:28 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting welcomes the Commerce Commission’s decision to uphold its draft determination and decline the merger between NZME and Fairfax NZ. More >>

RNZ forced to sell substantial asset

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 10:32 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting calls on the government to adequately fund RNZ before it has to sell the Auckland studio. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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