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Web Blooper:  Breaking News, he’s not dead!

Web Blooper: Breaking News, he’s not dead!

This happened on Twitter just moments ago: It reminds me of this (yes, any excuse to play one of my favourite news bloopers of all time):

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Frequency change for Flava in Auckland

Frequency change for Flava in Auckland

Flava in Auckland, will change frequency tonight The Radio Network announced. It will move from 96.1FM to 95.8FM. “It is important for listeners to correctly retune their radios to ensure they can continue receive Flava loud and clear”, says Grant Lee TRN’s General Manager Auckland. “We have a freephone listeners can call if they encounter any reception issues as a […]

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Biggest changes to TVNZ News And Current Affairs In 20 Years

Biggest changes to TVNZ News And Current Affairs In 20 Years

TVNZ has unveiled the biggest changes to New Zealand television news and current affairs operations in about 20 years. TVNZ Head of News, Current Affairs, Sports, Maori and Pacific Anthony Flannery said today the proposed changes involved the introduction of new technology, training to make staff multi-skilled and a reorganisation of news and current affairs gathering processes and practices. “With […]

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TVNZ news & current affairs programmes attract huge audiences in June

TVNZ news & current affairs programmes attract huge audiences in June

For the second June in a row viewers are turning on TV ONE news and current affairs programmes in huge numbers. ONE News at 6pm continues to lead the charge – 700,000 viewers watched the flagship news bulletin every night last month, on average. TV ONE’s late night news show consistently out-rated TV3’s in June.  On average 200,000 watched Tonight […]

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Nine axes Nightline (again)

Nine axes Nightline (again)

Channel 9 Australia has axed ‘Nightline’ for the second time in two years. The late night news show was pulled in 2008 but returned in November last year. According to reports, the  host Kellie Connolly has been offered a redundancy package, but it is not known if she has accepted the offer. SKY News CEO Angelo Frangopoulos told The Australian […]

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