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New Zealand's global competitiveness falls again

Friday, 1 June 2012, 9:14 am | MEDIACOM

New Zealand's global competitiveness has fallen to its lowest level ever according to the just released IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. The nation's competitiveness slipped three places to rank 24th out of 59 economies. The country's ranking has ... More >>

Re-Start Your Life On Slim You’s Retreat

Friday, 30 September 2011, 3:10 pm | MEDIACOM

Dr Damain Kristof of hit TV series “Downsize Me” and Phyllis Briggs are hosting a retreat in Wainui, on the shores of Akaroa Harbour, just outside Christchurch. More >>

New Zealand Ranks Fifth in Global Reputation Survey

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 12:22 pm | MEDIACOM

New Zealand Ranks Fifth in Global Reputation Survey New Zealand has one of the top five reputations in the world in the eyes of the globe's leading nations[1] according to new research released this week. More >>

McCaw Lewis: Crown expresses regret for shame and stigma

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 9:26 am | MEDIACOM

The Crown has acknowledged that it should have consulted with the descendants of Te Whakatohea Chief Mokomoko with respect to the free pardon granted to Mokomoko in 1992. At Waiaua Marae, Opotiki today, the Crown will co-sign an agreement with ... More >>

Multimedia and Hyperlocal Newsrooms:Future of News

Wednesday, 12 August 2009, 12:35 pm | MEDIACOM

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is organising two study tours in September and October to the most successful European multimedia newsrooms, and to a new ³hyperlocal² news initiative in the Czech Republic that ... More >>

Technology Benchmark Study Released

Sunday, 11 March 2007, 1:18 pm | MEDIACOM

Many businesses using IT in the Asia Pacific region could benefit from using the 2007 Technology Benchmark study, just released by Reset Group, a leading Australasian benchmarking firm. More >>

Elvis Lives Again

Friday, 18 August 2006, 10:53 am | MEDIACOM

If You’ve Never Seen Elvis Live In Concert This Is The Closest You’ll Ever Get -You Won’t Believe Your Eyes! More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest - April 5 2006

Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 3:11 pm | MEDIACOM

It was, observed Sky CEO John Fellet, the longest night of his life. Just before 7pm last Thursday evening more than half a million Sky Digital households lost access to their pay television service as the Optus B1 satellite went walkabout. Sky's phone ... More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest - 6 March 2006

Tuesday, 7 March 2006, 10:12 am | MEDIACOM

Around the world, the formerly-sleeping giant that is the newspaper industry has started to notice that upstart new media competitors are eating newspapers' lunch. In the words of Stephen Gray, managing director of the US new-media initiative Newspaper ... More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest 23 February 2006

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 4:34 pm | MEDIACOM

It is a sad indictment of our modern age that the current furore about freedom of the press derives not from some courageous exposé of malfeasance in high places (à la Watergate) - but instead centres rather forlornly on whether Western media should ... More >>

TVNZ & The Gang Of 31

Thursday, 16 February 2006, 9:51 am | MEDIACOM

We thought that the silly season was over, but the lead story in this morning's Herald - wherein 31 prominent New Zealanders are calling for TVNZ to become a fully public-funded broadcaster - suggests otherwise. The group say that television "used to be better" ... More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest 27 January 2006

Friday, 27 January 2006, 5:36 pm | MEDIACOM

We were more than a little surprised to find that the Commerce Commission ruling on Sky's acquisition of Prime Television, scheduled for today, has been delayed until the 8th of February, presumably so that the Commission can reflect on issues raised ... More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest 22 November 2005

Wednesday, 23 November 2005, 10:22 am | MEDIACOM

Timing, of course, is everything. Last Wednesday we listened intently as Andrew Shaw outlined the Prime Television programming plans for 2006, with the jewel in the crown the new Ricky Gervais comedy Extras (supported by a wide range of photogenic BBC ... More >>

Tomorrow Just Arrived

Monday, 14 November 2005, 5:35 pm | MEDIACOM

A couple of weeks ago Steve Jobs disrupted the cosy little free-to-air TV broadcasting model that's been in place for about the last sixty years. Episodes of top-rating shows Lost and Desperate Housewives can now be downloaded to the new Video iPod immediately ... More >>

Snipe vs Skype

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 5:43 pm | MEDIACOM

This week's announcement that eBay has purchased internet VOIP telco Skype has gone largely unremarked down our way, apart from token concern that the threat to our telephone companies will increase. The disruptive side-effects of this deal are rather ... More >>

Mediacom Digest Examines Holmes Demise

Tuesday, 9 August 2005, 5:07 pm | MEDIACOM

The end, when it came, was mercifully short. Terminal ratings decline and an absence of credible alternative timeslots left Prime Television little choice but to cancel the Holmes show. The wonder, perhaps, was that it lasted as long as it did - especially ... More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest

Thursday, 28 July 2005, 10:42 am | MEDIACOM

Is Democracy Being Served? Shock! Horror! News! Nothing But Net Dead Parrots Live A Pinch of Cerebos and Three Tablespoons of McCormicks Simulbrowsing More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest - 19 July 2005

Tuesday, 19 July 2005, 5:33 pm | MEDIACOM

Newspapers around the globe continue to agonise over what to do about the internet. Some papers post their whole content online for all to see, happy to spread their gospel far and wide. Others share only a sampling, the better to lure you to their ... More >>

Mediacom Marketing Digest 10 June 2005

Friday, 10 June 2005, 5:52 pm | MEDIACOM

One of the problems with a demand-driven television ratecard is the fact that only the sellers know what demand actually exists out in the market. Without a transparent, accountable process, there's no objective measure of true demand, especially when ... More >>

Mediacom Digest 2 June 2005 - Focus on Females

Friday, 3 June 2005, 3:50 pm | MEDIACOM

A.G. Lafley, chief executive of Procter & Gamble Co., was in Venezuela recently and shared some advice with a group of laundry executives: "The simple principle in life is to find out what she wants and give it to her. It's worked in my marriage for ... More >>

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