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NZME defends PIJF money, advertising policy

Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 11 Apr 2022

NZME defends PIJF money, advertising policy
The media group is in advanced talks with Meta. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 11 Apr 2022
NZME has defended its use of the government's Public Interest Journalism Fund and its decision to reject an advert from advocacy group Speak Up for Women, amid criticism from a small group of shareholders.At NZME’s annual general meeting on Monday afternoon, the company addressed concerns from a group of five shareholders – supporters or members of the Free Speech Union – that had written to the company’s board over the two matters.NZME turned down advertisements from feminist group Speak Up for Women after deeming t...

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