One of the major themes of the presentations given by Finlay Macdonald, Peter Thomson and Tim Pankhurst at the Newspaper Advertising Awards on Tuesday night was the power of journalism and the ability newspapers have to see stories through. Of course, there were some huge stories to tell in New Zealand last year, and to show how important and relevant newspapers still are, News Works NZ's agency Special Group compiled a couple of clips using content from the country's news organisations, one showing the carnage and courage in Christchurch and the other telling the tale of the Rugby World Cup from the French perspective.
Off pitch: The mission to repair the broken pitching system
Appalling, shocking, laborious, unprofessional, unfair and time-wasting were just some of the descriptions we've recently heard describing the pitching process. Suffice to say there's a ...