Year in, year out, the controversy over the possible health effects of electro magnetic frequencies from cellphones and cellular antennas rumbles on. Paul Brislen takes a deep dive into the evidence.
New Zealanders get charged some of the highest fees for debit and credit card use in the world and most of us don't even realise it, writes Paul Brislen.
The shorthand used in The 9th Floor insinuates that Jenny Shipley's prime ministership was somehow less legitimate than that of her successor, and that's just not true, argues Paul Brislen
The planned restructure at the public owned TV network is the wrong path. Paul Brislen issues a plea: turn back before it’s too late.
It's nothing personal, says Aucklander Paul Brislen – the earthquake-prone capital just isn't secure enough to house our vital government headquarters.
This week the Commerce Commission is set to rule on the wedding of two companies, brought together in the name of rugby, reckons Paul Brislen.
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.
Critics are seizing on a new report that says the Ultra Fast Broadband rollout has had no direct impact on business productivity. But those who dismiss the scheme as corporate welfare are missing the big picture, says telecoms commentator Paul Brislen.
Haunted by visions of dystopian jungles, angry walls and terrifying hair, Paul Brislen joins the dots between The Hunger Games and the Trumpocalyptic future.
This week is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week. Paul Brislen remembers growing up in Wales and why retaining and teaching Māori language is imperative to New Zealand's cultural identity. If â€¦
For all the bold talk of knowledge waves and a weightless tech future, we're still reliant on farms and tourists. Time to try a new approach, argues Paul Brislen
A Vodafone-Sky merger works for companies waking up to new realites about content, distinctiveness and immediacy. Whether it's good for consumers is another matter altogether, argues Paul Brislen. There are two â€¦
We’re in the middle of the single biggest democratic act in the land and there’s hardly been a ripple about it. Paul Brislen issues a clarion call to New Zealanders – or at least those with kids at school
Opinion: The marriage of Fairfax NZ and NZME may make sense in commercial terms, but it’s bad for depth, diversity and democracy, writes Paul Brislen