Tim Murphy

Tim Murphy is a former editor and editor in chief of the New Zealand Herald, trialling retirement.

Media
Nov 10, 2016

Radio ratings report: Bittersweet results for Mediaworks, more bad news for NZME

Tim Murphy analyses the latest GfK radio listenership figures and finds evidence that the NewstalkZB juggernaut is finally starting to slow.

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Politics
Apr 15, 2016

Two hours, 88 questions, and just one baring of teeth: on Helen Clark’s massive job interview (+ video)

Helen Clark has made her case to become the next UN secretary-general. How did she get on, and what are her chances now? Former Herald editor-in-chief Tim Murphy set the alarm for 3am to watch.

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Television
Apr 7, 2016

Weird: The Paul Henry show is actually great

A year ago today, New Zealand's most idiosyncratic broadcaster returned to our televisions (and airwaves) with his self-titled show. Tim Murphy explains how he became a reluctant fan.

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Politics
Mar 24, 2016

The Future of Work, and of Labour

The former editor-in-chief of the New Zealand Herald, Tim Murphy, reports from day one of Labour's party-critical Future of Work conference.

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Media
Mar 15, 2016

Watch this space: ODT takes the paywall plunge

The Otago Daily Times has called time on the great online giveaway. There are some encouraging signs overseas, while the big NZ publishers will be watching closely, writes the former editor-in-chief of the NZ Herald.

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Politics
Mar 8, 2016

Tea, pee and pecuniary gains: Amid the clowns at the trade deal roadshow

The TPP roadshow kicked off with luxury muffins and pointed questions at an inner city Auckland hotel. Former Herald editor-in-chief Tim Murphy takes a seat.

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Auckland
Feb 29, 2016

‘We need to look in the front-vision mirror’ – a very odd afternoon with John Palino

Tim Murphy heads to a cafe in a South Auckland garden centre to witness a most peculiar mayoral campaign launch.

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