Nope! Sea captain! Slow motion! Electricity! Trotie! Balls! Sinuses! Links!

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  • September 15, 2011
  • Ben Fahy

Youtube VideoThe best taxidermy ad ever by the 'Commercial Kings', Rhett and Link.

Youtube VideoOld Spice on the high seas.

Youtube Video For the love of sport.

Youtube Video Hmm. Some electricity is bad. But other electricity is good.

Youtube Video John Key's RWC speech dubstep remix.

Youtube Video Rawdon's raunchy blooper.

Youtube Video Advertising goes viral.

Youtube Video They've got a nose for the strangest sport ever.

Seek funds a new Beached Az series, art for the cultured cat lover, the best headline of the year, and insider laffs with London Advertising Monopoly.


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Follow the money, part four: Where New Zealand's news media is finding pots of funding gold

Follow the money, part four: Where New Zealand's news media is finding pots of funding gold

Follow the money. It’s an axiom that journalists have believed in for years and a guiding light when it comes to holding the powerful to account. But that phrase is increasingly pertinent to those who run media businesses. As advertising money flows away from traditional channels towards large tech firms, the old business model of selling space around the news is creaking. And that has led to a range of experiments from publishers and broadcasters hoping to keep the lights on – and to keep shining those lights into dark places. Erin McKenzie dives into the local news media feed and finds plenty of experiments, but no simple answer to the funding conundrum.

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