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PATTRICK SMELLIE: NZME threatens govt with Bauer Mark 2

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 11 May 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 11 May 2020
Today’s move by NZME to try to bully the government into urgently legislating to allow its rejected merger with Stuff may just work. That‘s because NZME and Stuff’s owner, Australian Nine Entertainment, are threatening a far larger, more politically damaging version of the early April closure of Bauer Media in New Zealand. Remember how rattled Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was by that? She laid into the German owner of The New Zealand Listener, Metro, North & South, the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly, among other titles, for failing to tak...

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