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Eric Watson, Chris Liddell and the redemptive role of PR

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 01 Feb 2021

Eric Watson, Chris Liddell and the redemptive role of PR
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 01 Feb 2021
Every journalist loves an exclusive scoop.So much so last weekend that the country’s main rival news publishers, NZME and Stuff, both published ‘exclusive’ interviews with one of New Zealand’s most shameless businesspeople, Eric Watson.Of course, to be exclusive, there would need to have been just one interview. Otherwise, BusinessDesk would claim an exclusive every time we rang the same bank economist as other media for a word on that day’s latest housing unaffordability outrage.There will be those who say that po...

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