AUT journalism report criticises unethical alliances with bloggers, politicians, PR and media

Fri, 05 Dec 2014

By Fiona Rotherham Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - There is increasing evidence of unethical alliances among bloggers, politicians, PR companies and legacy media, according to 'New Zealand Ownership Report', the fourth published by AUT’s Centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD). Last year JMAD observed bloggers had gained in prominence and influence in New Zealand as the media space becomes more commercial and they were filling the gap in public interest journalism left by the commercially-operated media corporates. But report author...

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