Editorial

Editorial, Media propaganda & the Global Media Complex

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The $4 Million Newsroom: Putting your money where your eyes gaze (Crowd-funding a new newsroom model that has ‘The Shit’)

Two imaginary journalists explore a new newsroom model to displace the multi-trillion dollar PooTube news networks that currently dominate the world. Iggy Swind and Sophia Bigg-Storm have done ‘the math’ and find with a modest $4million from the ‘lefty woofter- ish’* news market segment, a modest newsroom with a new newsroom […]

by × May 28, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Media propaganda & the Global Media Complex

Prime Minister is Best ‘dadD’: New Zealand Newspaper Declares John Key ‘Our Father of the Year’ as 2015 Turns 5 Months-old

Prime Minister is Best ‘dadD’: New Zealand Newspaper Declares John Key ‘Our Father of the Year’ as 2015 Turns 5 Months-old

An absent prime minister who leads a double life as a ‘brave’ dad? An art student who gets news media pre-publicity for an art exhibition – in Paris? And a school program called ‘free play’ that manages risk-taking? In this article, we examine why a newspaper editor would announce the Prime […]

by × May 4, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, History, Propaganda & Cultural Memory

Corporate Bears at-large: John Campell's sense of fairness is at odds in a 'free market' society where political apathy was import from the United States.

Satisfying TV Market Share Hoes: Why ‘Systemic Political Apathy’ Infected NZ’s Mediascape – Part II

Corporate Bears at-large: John Campbell’s sense of fairness is at odds in a ‘free market’ society where political apathy was imported from the United States in the mid-1980s.In Part II of this editorial, Sophia Bigg-Storm and Snoopman find that exponents to the Cult of World Domination, ‘The Illuminati’, are behind […]

by × April 20, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Media propaganda & the Global Media Complex

Apocalyptic Infection: Hitting zombies hard and often is the only effective means to kill off the 'free market' contagion.

Satisfying TV Market Share Hoes: Sexing Up Current Affairs or Manufacturing Soap? Part I

CURRENT AFFAIRS SHOW TO BE CHOPPED? STOP BECAUSE “ZONED-OUT” TV AUDIENCES, SAYS PRIME MINISTER STOP “PLANNED SYSTEMIC APATHY” SAY INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS BIGG-STORM AND SNOOPMAN STOP   By Sophia Bigg-Storm and Snoopman   In this editorial, Sophia Bigg-Storm and Snoopman track the commentary on the possible canning of a current affairs […]

by × April 20, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Satire, sarcasm and snoofs

Attention-seeking: And Other Acts of Bravery for the Cause of Love

Attention-seeking: And Other Acts of Bravery for the Cause of Love

Dr. Snoopman finds out why valuing attention-seeking over nurturing the joy-killer of New Zealand cultural life, the perennial Tall Poppy Syndrome, is crucial to our survival.  By Dr Snoopman, 23 December 2014 Ahoy, Attention Seekers! It turns out, we never grow out of attention-seeking. The importance of engaging with one […]

by × December 23, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial

Snoopman News Turns a Whole One!

Snoopman News Turns a Whole One!

By Snoopman   To friends, accomplices, associates and regular readers, your enthusiasm, encouragement and energy is sooo appreciated. To occasional readers, come back, don’t be sooo fickle! (We do critical takes on big picture issues too). Thanks to the Coatesville Pirate Media Crew for the wonderful support during a magical […]

by × August 19, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial

Missing in Re-Action (In Media, Education and Law Enforcement): Where Art Thou Investigations of Power Crimes?

Missing in Re-Action (In Media, Education and Law Enforcement): Where Art Thou Investigations of Power Crimes?

By Snoopman, 23 April 2014 A major problem with news stories, academic papers and government reports that track the effects of the ‘free market’ Shock Doctrine, including the corporatization and privatization of state housing, the prevalence of child poverty, and the increasing usage of food banks, is that such accounts […]

by × April 23, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial

Snoop Monster’s Biggest Wish: “Humanity, Grow-up!”

Snoop Monster’s Biggest Wish: “Humanity, Grow-up!”

By Snoop Monster, 7 April 2014 (Last updated 17 April 2014).   MUCH OF THE WORLD HAS BEEN CONDITIONED through the news media, Hollywood movies and TV programs to believe over-simplified explanations regarding major world events. These over-simplifications extend to: why wars continue to happen a century after the commencement […]

by × April 7, 2014 × Comments are Disabled