How much do we trust our news media?

How much do we trust our news media?

By Gavin Ellis A survey released last week tells us 53 percent of New Zealanders trust overall news sources most of the time. Public trust is a percentages game. A survey released last week tells us 53 percent of New Zealanders trust overall news sources most of the...
Why do we need journalism?

Why do we need journalism?

By Mel Bunce Journalism is facing a profound financial crisis. Around the world, news outlets are closing, and journalists are losing their jobs. Should we be worried? Journalism is often referred to as the ‘fourth estate’ – an institution that is necessary for...
Will fake news affect the New Zealand election? ▶

Will fake news affect the New Zealand election? ▶

  Is that really a fact staring you in the face? Or is it fake news…an alternative fact? Is it true simply because you want it to be true? Fake news and ‘alternative facts’ invaded Northern Hemisphere politics during the U.S. presidential election and Brexit....