25 May 2020

Stuff chief executive buys company, Mediaworks cuts jobs

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:10 pm on 25 May 2020

Stuff chief executive Sinead Boucher has purchased Stuff from its Australian owners Nine Entertainment for $1.

Meanwhile MediaWorks has announced it's cutting 130 jobs as it deals with the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

We speak to media commentator, and former editor in chief of the NZ Herald, Tim Murphy about the tough times facing the media right now and what today's development means.

Non-daily print media are not considered an essential service, effectively shutting down magazines like The Listener and North & South and community papers across the country.

Non-daily print media are not considered an essential service, effectively shutting down magazines like The Listener and North & South and community papers across the country. Photo: RNZ / Bridget Tunnicliffe

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