With all that earnest talk about engagement, authenticity and honesty, social media is certainly very fertile ground for parody and ridicule – and also for shysters, snake oil merchants and pettifoggers like Brian.
The mascots for the London Olympics have been revealed. And Wenlock and Mandeville look like the devil spawn of the Teletubbies. This story crystalises the feelings of a nation (ie fear). And here's the Daily Mail's take on it.
Newshub's latest video dabbles in social experimentation to show how one man's viewing habits have the ability change. PLUS, TVNZ responds to Newshub's claim to being New Zealand's number one source for news.