Cry me a river: Why the fuss over the Justice Ministry’s Justin Timberlake ‘scandal’ isn’t Justified
News that the Ministry of Justice spent $23,000 on five internal videos, including one featuring staff lip-synching to a Justin Timberlake hit, has caused the usual sputtering about wasteful government spending. Kathryn van Beek can’t stop the feeling that Timbergate isn't actually a story.
If the first week is anything to go by, the relationship between the Donald J Trump administration and the press will be anything but cosy. That's excellent news for journalism, argues Paul Brislen.
Burqas are so rare in New Zealand that most of us have likely never seen one in real life, but that didn't stop TVNZ asking online readers whether they should be banned outright. Let's worry less about how women choose to dress and more about the ongoing vilification of Muslims in the media, says Donna Miles-Mojab.
It's been a long, lazy summer for many of our morning news outlets, which are finally set to return on Monday after a month off air. But who provided the best holiday cover for Hosking, Ferguson, Espiner and the rest? Duncan Greive grades the breakfast news stand-ins.
A prominent Auckland property investor has told the NZ Herald that “being a landlord is like being at war”. Hayden Donnell tests his theory.
Alex Casey recounts the harrowing experience of waiting to interview Quentin Tarantino during his Hateful Eight promo tour earlier this year (scroll down for part one of the video interview at the end).