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RNZ Concert Not Out Of The Woods Yet

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 3:43 pm | Better Public Media

The Better Public Media Trust (BPM) is among the many RNZ Concert supporters who will be relieved that the government has stepped in to ensure RNZ Concert stays on the FM band. But BPM still has concerns. Will RNZ still be sacking all the staff ... More >>

The government’s big announcement delivers little

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:54 pm | Better Public Media

Better Public Media was pleased to hear the assurances from the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media that the government remains committed to strengthening public media. However, given the widespread anticipation of the announcement, there ... More >>

Relegating RNZ Concert to AM is a backward step

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 9:20 am | Better Public Media

Better Public Media welcomes RNZ’s announcement that it is to commence a new youth-oriented radio service on its FM platform- but it is very disappointing that this will come at the expense of the FM Concert service which will be relegated to AM transmission. More >>

High Time the Government Announced Public Media Blueprint

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 4:41 pm | Better Public Media

Better Public Media cautiously welcomes the news that Cabinet has agreed in principle to back the continued planning for a new public service media entity encompassing RNZ and TVNZ. More >>

Public Media: When No News Isn’t Good News

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:34 am | Better Public Media

The Better Public Media Trust is concerned about the government’s continuing delays in announcing its future public media policy intentions. Its deferral of an announcement on the future direction it plans for RNZ and TVNZ until the new year raises doubts ... More >>

A cautious welcome for potential public media model

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 9:03 am | Better Public Media

Better Public Media cautiously welcomes the news that the government is considering establishing a multi-platform public media provider. More >>

Research shows Kiwis want more public media

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:18 am | Better Public Media

Research commissioned by Better Public Media Trust has revealed an overwhelming response to suggested government funding options for public media. More >>

Just one week to go for the BPM Student Challenge

Sunday, 6 October 2019, 1:45 pm | Better Public Media

The BPM Student Challenge deadline is fast approaching, with just one week left for students to get their entries in. For a chance at winning $1,000 prizes, University and High School students must answer the following question: How well is today’s ... More >>

Social Media - Public meeting in Christchurch this Sunday

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 10:16 am | Better Public Media

The role of social media is in the spotlight after the terrible events last Friday. More >>

Response to Court of Appeal’s decision on StuffMe

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 11:43 am | Better Public Media

The Better Public Media Trust (BPM) welcomes the Court of Appeal's decision to uphold the determination of the Commerce Commission declining to authorise the NZME-Stuff merger. BPM believes the Court has made absolutely the right decision. More >>

Better Public Media Trust response to new Minister

Friday, 7 September 2018, 3:52 pm | Better Public Media

Better Public Media Trust response to new Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media The Better Public Media trust commiserates Clare Curran who has resigned as Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media. More >>

Better Public Media reaction to Melissa Lee Member’s Bill

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 11:14 am | Better Public Media

Better Public Media Trust warns that the Member’s Bill from Melissa Lee is really an attack on low-rating public media content – especially Māori content. More >>

BPM welcomes the latest NZ On Air research into audiences

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 5:00 pm | Better Public Media

Better Public Media Trust congratulates NZ On Air for the latest survey entitled Where Are the Audiences 2018 . More >>

Labour’s public media policies must not repeat mistakes

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:03 pm | Better Public Media

The government’s announcement of $15m additional funding for public media services is welcome but it falls well short of Labour’s election manifesto promise to provide ‘$38m a year in additional funding for quality New Zealand programming and journalism’ ... More >>

The People's Commission on Public Broadcasting & Media

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 9:57 am | Better Public Media

23 October 2017 - Action Station and the Better Public Media Trust are pleased to release the Summary of Submissions into the People’s Commission on Public Broadcasting and Media . More >>

Better Public Media looking forward to better public media

Friday, 20 October 2017, 3:38 pm | Better Public Media

The Better Public Media Trust congratulates the winners of the 2017 election – Labour, NZ First and the Greens. More >>

 

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