8 Sep 2020

Discovery to buy Mediaworks' TV arm, TV news ratings wars

From Nine To Noon, 11:47 am on 8 September 2020
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Photo: Mediaworks/Discovery Inc

Media commentator Andrew Holden joins Kathryn to talk about the move by Discovery Inc to buy Mediaworks' TV operations.

When it comes to the TV news, why does TVNZ keep out-rating Newshub? And Munted, Stuff's video series for the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake revisits 200 hours of original video footage in a new series narrated by Philip Matthews.

The Press's footage was also shared with, and can be found, at the Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive - Ceismic

Andrew Holden is a journalist for more than 30 years including five as Editor of The Press (in Christchurch) and four as Editor-in-Chief of The Age in Melbourne.