Author Jihee Junn

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The voice of a nation: TV’s central role in covering the election
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With election hype sweeping the nation’s attention, television is once again playing a central role in keeping New Zealanders interested and informed. The medium has broken stories, delivered debates and responded immediately to the breaking news stories of the day. Jihee Junn looks at how in a world of ever prescient news coverage, it’s TV that’s still doing the heavy lifting.

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Nike delves into zines to celebrate the Cortez, flaunts social media stars in street style photography
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Since its debut during the 1972 Olympics, the Nike Cortez has come a long way from gracing the feet of long distance runners to the outfits of high fashion models like Bella Hadid. Now, to celebrate the shoe’s 45th anniversary, Nike NZ is dabbling in the business of zines with the launch of The Rise, a photographic exploration into self-expression and female empowerment.

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Art for the concrete jungle
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For most of us city dwelling folk, Phantom Billstickers’ much-lauded Poetry Project—the poster company’s ongoing mission to have verbal inspiration dotted around unassuming urban settings—has become a familiar and welcome sight. Now, with the Phantom Art Project, the company’s looking to extend the initiative’s ethos to showcase the best of local visual talent.

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Tourism Ticker, the tourism industry’s latest source for news
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It’s a multi-billion-dollar industry attracting millions of backpackers, campers and coach tours every year, as well as employing thousands of New Zealanders to service it. So it’s a mystery as to why tourism doesn’t get the specialist news coverage it warrants. Luckily, two journalists are on the task with the launch of Tourism Ticker, a digital news site for New Zealand’s flourishing tourism industry.

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