RNZ boss Thompson says content-sharing buys audience exposure it can't afford

Sophie Boot
Wed, 13 Jun 2018

By Sophie Boot June 13 (BusinessDesk) - Radio New Zealand's chief executive Paul Thompson says the public broadcaster is keen to expand on content-sharing arrangements with other New Zealand media outlets, which provide RNZ with advertising it couldn't otherwise get. In a previously-confidential 2016 interview with the Commerce Commission, released last week as part of the Court of Appeal case into the merger of Stuff and NZME, Thompson said the revenue from its content-sharing arrangement with Stuff was "peanuts", but gave it the sort of...

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