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Reporting the Trial of Brenton Tarrant

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 10:41 am | Media Freedom Committee

Senior editors of the major accredited news media companies in New Zealand (TVNZ, Stuff, Mediaworks, NZME and RNZ) have committed to a united approach in reporting the trial of Brenton Tarrant following the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch ... More >>

Wrong to link “teapot tape” to UK wire tapping

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 4:02 pm | Media Freedom Committee

Linking the “teapot tape” to News of the World tactics has been rejected by the committee of editors representing the country’s mainstream media. A recording of a conversation between Prime Minister John Key and Act candidate John Banks is ... More >>

Speaker should reverse banning of NZ Herald from Parliament

Friday, 7 October 2011, 12:38 pm | Media Freedom Committee

The Media Freedom Committee says the Speaker should reverse his banning of The New Zealand Herald from Parliament for breaching its rules. “It is an over reaction at a critical time when an election is looming,” MFC secretary Tim Pankhurst said. More >>

Media disappointed by Select Committee decision

Friday, 7 April 2006, 1:23 pm | Media Freedom Committee

Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Select Committee have failed to take an opportunity to lift the fog of secrecy over the reporting of suicide by retaining outmoded clauses in the new Corners Bill, according to New Zealand’s Media Freedom Committee. More >>

Court Decision “Bizarre”

Thursday, 11 August 2005, 5:25 pm | Media Freedom Committee

New Zealand Media Freedom Committee Chairman, Tim Pankhurst has called today’s judgement on the TV3 Dunne/Anderton case a “bizarre decision”. More >>