NZ media survived the Covid-19 with a little help

On December 7, 2020, AUT research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) published its 10th New Zealand media ownership report which I co-edited. The report is publicly available on the research centre's website. The report shows that the country’s media survived the Covid-pandemic "with a little help from friends — and even frenemies: the … Continue reading NZ media survived the Covid-19 with a little help

The future of NZ media in the hands of the government & private equity

New Zealand media sector is facing the biggest structural changes in a decade as the whole news ecosystem is in serious trouble. This means that New Zealand is likely to see shrinking number of media companies in 2020, the latest JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2019 finds. The New Zealand government is mulling an … Continue reading The future of NZ media in the hands of the government & private equity

New Zealand print news market shrinking alarmingly

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. 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 … Continue reading New Zealand print news market shrinking alarmingly