John Drinnan, “business writer and media commentator” in the Herald, posted this online today at 1:50pm. It still stands unaltered at 10.30pm:
With the profit focus at TVNZ the Maori unit has been cut of from the rest of the news operation is largely irrelevant to corporate bosses.
I can’t understand why this stuff has to be rushed into, not print, pixels perhaps, without going through the usual process of sub-editing and proofreading. It would take only 30 minutes max. And I can’t understand why something so sub-literate can be allowed to stand visible for our derision for more than eight hours. I bet tomorrow’s print edition gets it right – but it will still have this triumphant concluding sentence:
Now at the start of an election year TVNZ is wallowing in a quagmire of its own making.