Media sector says bye-bye to Lee, hello to Goldsmith

Media sector says bye-bye to Lee, hello to Goldsmith
Media are looking forward to talking to new minister Paul Goldsmith. (Image: NZME)
Daniel Dunkley
The media industry says it is keen to work with new media minister Paul Goldsmith to address the sector’s financial crisis following the sacking of Melissa Lee.Lee was demoted by prime minister Christopher Luxon this afternoon in a shock cabinet reshuffle and removed from cabinet.The demotion followed mounting pressure on Lee after more than 300 redundancies at Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and TVNZ, including the closure of WBD’s Newshub service. Critics have hit out at the government for not responding quickly enough to the med...

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