With the news and publishing industry currently going through one of its more difficult periods, the Canon Media Awards are a welcome dose of positivity and celebration. And The Dominion Post got the biggest dose of the night.
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In this series, we talk to Kiwi keyboard tappers that have managed to shift from the personal realm of blogging to create online media brands that are widely read (and in some cases profitable). In this segment, we chat to Cameron Slater, the founder of Whaleoil.
Tabloid newspaper The Truth may shut its doors after more than 125 years of publishing – this in a shocker week for New Zealand media where Fairfax Media axed three of its technology titles and MediaWorks was put into receivership.
Cameron Slater takes on The Truth, OMDepartures and arrivals, digital developments at Colenso, McComms, Orange Group's mission gets underway, a good Choice, Komli buzzes out, and another Bright Spark.
One of the most successful people in New Zealand social media was on telly last week. On 60 Minutes, even, a little global current affairs franchise you may have heard of. He doesn't have an American accent and he doesn't have an iPhone. You'll all know him but not all of you will like him: Cameron Slater aka Whaleoil.