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Collaboration for responsible coverage in NZ

In New Zealand, five news organisations have collectively developed editorial guidelines for reporting the trial of Brenton Tarrant, the man charged with committing the terrorist attacks in Christchurch. 

New Zealand’s news media entered uncharted territory on March 15

Radio New Zealand CEO, Paul Thompson, reflects on the way news media are coping with the complexity and enormity of telling the story of the March 15 atrocity in Christchurch and its aftermath.

Best of PSM | Climate Change – Politics and Actions

Climate change has been a thorny issue for public broadcasters, resulting in coverage that has often been described as intangible, disjointed and for the most part, gloomy.

RNZ CEO Heads International Public Media Alliance

RNZ CEO, Paul Thompson, has been re-elected as president of the Public Media Alliance, the largest global association of public service broadcasters.

New Chair for Radio New Zealand

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Mather on his appointment as Chair of Radio New Zealand’s Board of Governors.

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Why RNZ is dedicated to the use of te reo

The debate about the use of te reo on RNZ shows both how far we have come as a nation - and how far we still have to go, writes RNZ chief executive Paul Thompson.

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VoxPop – A Social Media Beginning For Public Broadcasters?

RNZ is helping develop a new public service social media riding an emerging new wave of Speech Recognition technology.

New Zealand broadcasters face public funding shake-up

New Zealand on Air (NZOA), the body that provides funding for local television, radio and music programming, may soon change the way they distribute their money.

Radio New Zealand CEO: we need to prioritise digital offering

We are grateful to all the speakers and delegates at #CBAGlasgow for providing great food for thought during the conference. Here are highlights from one of the keynotes