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Spotlight on sponsored content

Daniel Dunkley
Sat, 24 Jul 2021

NZME got caught out over its sponsored content last month (Image: BusinessDesk)
Daniel Dunkley
Sat, 24 Jul 2021
For as long as they have existed, news organisations have had to tread the delicate line between maintaining their editorial integrity and maximising advertising revenue. The inherent conflict of interest facing the media has intensified over the past decades as advertising income declines and publishers become more desperate to secure commercial income.In recent years, the prevalence of sponsored content articles has added another layer of complexity to the landscape. Paid-for articles on behalf of advertisers, often written by journ...

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400 trainee pilots allowed into NZ
Brent Melville | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Pilot trainees will make up 40% of the latest cohort of international students allowed in from mid-2022, with an assumption that tight border rules will still be in place.

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Personalised audio at a relatively affordable price point. It's a winning combination.

On the Money
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Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 23 Oct 2021

OTM this week: what does Inland Revenue consider rich, why was Damian O'Connor absent from the FTA celebrations, which new car is triggering FOMO amongst the Remuera Tractor set, and more.

Decarbonising infrastructure – navigating an abundance of policy and analysis

We have a rare opportunity to align significant public infrastructure investment with urgent climate change reform, but time is short and we all need to act.

Let's not lose sight of the wood for the trees

As much generation will need to be built in the next 14 years as has been built in the last 40+ years for Aotearoa to meet its commitment of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.