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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 >>

TV And Radio Audiences Are Losers in the 2014 'Fudge-It'

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 12:55 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

18 May 2014 The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is disappointed at the lack of recognition for Radio NZ in the 2014 Budget. In fact the Budget represents a drop in funding for the public broadcasting sector in general, delivering gains to Sky ... More >>

CBB expectant that Radio NZ will be included in 2014 Budget

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:16 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

“The Minister of Finance has indicated that spending is to increase by almost $1b and we hope that just 1% is earmarked for Radio NZ” says CBB Chief Executive, Myles Thomas. “Radio NZ deserves to be recognised for its incredible services through ... More >>

Campaign Kicks Off to Revitalise NZ’s Public Broadcasting

Monday, 14 April 2014, 10:25 am | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

A new organisation launching today, aims to tap into the support thousands of Kiwis have shown for public broadcasting and media, to help rejuvenate the floundering sector. The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is a non-profit charitable trust formed ... More >>

Coalition for Better Broadcasting Endorses Face TV Mostly

Friday, 1 February 2013, 6:37 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is pleased to see the transition of Triangle TV to Face TV. “Triangle currently provides a very important source of public service TV to all Aucklanders but found itself in an impossible position due to lack of support ... More >>

Response to the Resignation of RNZ CEO Peter Cavanagh

Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 4:45 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The CBB applauds Peter Cavanagh for steadfastly keeping RNZ commercial free despite pressure from the National Government to commercialise NZ’s favourite radio station. We urge the RNZ Board to recognise that the vast majority of listeners are against ... More >>

Coalition for Better Broadcasting on Triangle Deal with Sky

Sunday, 25 November 2012, 7:11 pm | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Comment on Triangle Deal with Sky SKY TV and Triangle have announced a new public service television channel – The Face on SKY channel 89 as of February 2013. SKY says they’re “giving” Triangle TV the channel while Jim Blackman of Triangle ... More >>

 

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