Big guns blindside start-up news business with ComCom info dump

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 30 Nov 2016

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The country's two largest news publishers blindsided a start-up competitor involving two of the country's most experienced journalists, publishing a marketing pitch for a revamped Newsroom service as part of their submissions supporting the merger of NZME and Fairfax NZ. BusinessDesk broke the news to Newsroom's Tim Murphy late yesterday that marketing materials about the venture, which the former New Zealand Herald editor-in-chief is fronting with the former head of news for TV3, Mark Jennings...

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