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Hager: Election Funding, what's National up to?

Friday, 28 September 2007, 3:23 pm | Nicky Hager - Researcher

The great weakness of much journalism is a process-worker approach to assembling quotation-based stories. National's campaign against the Electoral Finance Bill has been aided greatly by this style of journalism. More >>

Hager: Use Commentators Not Spin Doctors

Thursday, 4 January 2007, 11:13 am | Nicky Hager - Researcher

I would like to propose a New Year's resolution for news organisations: sorting out the difference between genuine media commentators and giving regular media space to political party spin doctors. The recently retired Frank Haden was an honourable ... More >>

Nicky Hager Reply to Don Brash

Thursday, 7 December 2006, 3:33 pm | Nicky Hager - Researcher

Yesterday Don Brash circulated a long rebuttal of my book The Hollow Men. In the interests of accuracy I should respond to his substantial points. Out of a 350 page book, with nearly 1000 detailed references, Don Brash has found two minor inaccuracies. More >>

Nicky Hager Responds To BSA Decision

Friday, 4 July 2003, 1:47 pm | Nicky Hager - Researcher

Researcher and writer Nicky Hager says he feels vindicated by today's Broadcasting Standards Authority decision on the GM corn issue, which failed - despite the concerted efforts of the Government and pro-GM lobby - to find a single inaccuracy in his book ... More >>

Seeds Of Distrust Author Replies To Government

Thursday, 11 July 2002, 1:57 pm | Nicky Hager - Researcher

‘Seeds of Distrust’ author, Nicky Hager, says that the Government seems to be trying to create confusion over the contaminated sweet corn story instead of actually refuting the evidence in the book. More >>

Seeds Of Distrust - (Extract) Media Manipulation

Thursday, 11 July 2002, 9:13 am | Nicky Hager - Researcher

Seeds Of Distrust - Chapter 8 - Media Manipulation By Nicky Hager - Published July 10th 2002 BUY THE BOOK - More >>

Image: Seeds Of Distrust Book Cover

Wednesday, 10 July 2002, 2:19 pm | Nicky Hager - Researcher

Researcher Nicky Hager’s Book Seeds of Distrust can be purchased from the publisher’s website: More >>

Book Tells The Story of GE Contamination Coverup

Wednesday, 10 July 2002, 10:02 am | Nicky Hager - Researcher

Prime Minister Helen Clark and a few key Ministers of the Labour-Alliance Government kept a large accidental release of genetically engineered (GE) sweet corn plants secret and allowed them to be grown, harvested and sold to New Zealanders and export ... More >>

Background Notes On Seeds of Distrust

Wednesday, 10 July 2002, 10:00 am | Nicky Hager - Researcher

This is not a book for or against genetic engineering. It is about issues of accountability and open government, in the context of the controversial GE issue. The main theme is that decisionmaking about a contentious new technology like genetic engineering ... More >>

Nicky Hager Addresses The Echelon Committee

Thursday, 17 May 2001, 10:24 am | Nicky Hager - Researcher

The first question then which I want to discuss with you in detail is the question of what in this highly secretive subject your committee can reasonably believe and what you should doubt, that central issue when you are studying a highly secretive ... More >>

An important ethics decision - Nicky Hager

Friday, 11 May 2001, 5:13 pm | Nicky Hager - Researcher

Reaction to the Public Relations Institute decision on the professional conduct of Klaus Sorensen and Rob McGregor of Shandwick New Zealand Ltd in the Timberlands PR campaign More >>

Project Sirius - Why it should be cancelled

Monday, 24 July 2000, 9:52 am | Nicky Hager - Researcher

The government is facing its next major defence decision shortly: whether to spend hundreds of millions on new equipment for the Air Force Orions. Nicky Hager's report on Project Sirius argues it should be cancelled..FULL REPORT.. More >>