We’re hiring: The Spinoff seeks commercial manager

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Celebrities reveal the best gossip they’ve heard about themselves

VIDEO | In this special episode of FIRST, we asked our celebrities to share their favourite pieces of completely unfounded gossip about themselves.

Remembering New Zealand’s gossipiest newspaper

Redmer Yska remembers when the government banished divorce-court gossip from New Zealand's newspapers.

Media Archive

What does ‘off the record’ actually mean?

The use of off the record conversations is a staple of journalism, but what does it actually involve? Alex Braae asks around.

In the age of the media mega-merger, the time has come for Platform New Zealand

In the face of global media mega-mergers, could NZ lead the world with a government-funded public video platform?

The greatest early-noughties hits of Metro’s Felicity Ferret

It's been over 10 years since Metro's iconic gossip columnist Felicity Ferret got the chop. We revisit some of her greatest gossip from the celeb scene of the early 2000s. . 

A year on from near death and the $1 deal, Stuff is somehow thriving

The stakes were existential when Sinead Boucher offered to buy Stuff for $1 in May of 2020. A year on it has completed a remarkable turnaround.

Ali Mau on being harassed and outed by the gossip pages

Ali Mau talks to The Spinoff about the impact gossip mags have had on her life, and how they've helped her career

Like Naomi Osaka, many young athletes silently struggle with media demands

The tennis star's health and happiness is paramount, and these ultimatums are doing nothing to help her feel comfortable in press conferences.

The Neeva gamble: Why a former Google exec wants you to start paying for search

Internet search is like air: it’s free, and it’s everywhere. There’s a guy in California who would like to change that.

Introducing the newest member of The Spinoff Group: a studio named Daylight Creative

Duncan Greive explains what Daylight Creative is, the work it does and why it is a natural and necessary evolution of The Spinoff.

What’s the point of this bonkers Facebook concert scam?

This fake Facebook page promoting non-existent concerts is too ridiculous to fool anyone... right?

Editorial changes at The Spinoff

Toby Manhire writes on what's next for the site.

TV veteran John Barnett on why TVNZ has it wrong on the future of digital

It's not too late for a rethink on adding a paid-for tier to TVNZ OnDemand, says the South Pacific Pictures founder.