The eight JMAD New Zealand media ownership report, which I authored, published by AUT research center for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) was launched on December 6, 2018.

JMAD 2018 Report

The report raises an alarm about rapidly shrinking print newspaper market and the widening news gaps in the local/community markets.

The report also finds that some of the New Zealand’s independent media companies are under severe financial pressure, and low valuation of the leading commercial media companies have made them potential takeover targets.

Read the report here.