Yesterday afternoon three grand old men of news had lunch at (where else?) Prego. The Herald's former editor-in-chief Tim Murphy and ex-Mediaworks' head of news Mark Jennings interrogated '90s news icon Bill Ralston about his run for Council. Ahead of our publication of Murphy's account of the lunch, Jennings remembers the glory days of his former colleague.
The kid from Milton has established herself as a journalist to be reckoned with, but much will depend on the Sam-and-Mike chemistry, writes Mark Jennings, former long serving TV3 news chief.
A junior Newshub reporter made an error at a Reserve Bank lockup in February. There were bound to be consequences, but now Governor Graeme Wheeler is being a dick about it, says former MediaWorks head of news Mark Jennings.