15 Nov 2019

Could RNZ and TVNZ be combined?

From Morning Report, 8:28 am on 15 November 2019

The National Party leader Simon Bridges says a single public broadcaster would be "too powerful" and "bad for democracy", and the Government lacks a mandate to make such a major change.

It comes after RNZ broke the news yesterday that the Government will soon consider a proposal to disestablish RNZ and TVNZ and create a new public media entity.

Media Watch presenter Colin Peacock speaks to Kim Hill.