6 Oct 2022

News outlets fear public media merger will harm wider sector

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 6 October 2022

News outlets fear the mega public media merger could have disastrous consequences for the wider industry.

MPs heard submissions today on the bill that would fold RNZ and TVNZ into one entity.

Rival companies are worried by the entity's potential market power, while other say public trust risks being eroded.

Our political reporter Giles Dexter has more.