Hal Crawford: a clear perspective on NZ media

Hal Crawford: a clear perspective on NZ media
Hal Crawford’s independent review of the NZ Media Fund laid out some of the structural problems facing NZ on Air.
Daniel Dunkley
Hal Crawford is uniquely well-placed to opine on the state of the New Zealand media. Already this year, the former chief news officer at Mediaworks has completed a 95-page review of the NZ Media Fund, as well as a report on the government’s $55 million Public Interest Journalism Fund (PIJF). Speaking to everyone that matters in the industry, and getting a warts-and-all view of NZ on Air, the Australian sees the picture clearer than most.Crawford’s independent review of the NZ Media Fund, published in March, laid out some of the...

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