Research Ngā Rangahau

Principles and Pragmatism: A Journalist's Perspective, 2009

 


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Date Published
: May 2009

Author: Colin Peacock

This report authored by Colin Peacock, who has hosted Radio New Zealand's Mediawatch programme, is an assessment of BSA decisions from a journalist's perspective.

The report addresses the following questions:

  • Where is the tension between the 'bottom-line standards' for the Authority and the 'bottom-line standards' for journalists?

  • What is the Authority getting right from journalists' perspective – and what is it getting wrong?