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 the latest segment, we chat to Russell Brown, the owner of Public Address.
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Journalism is under “significant threat” from commercial interests, says Scoop Media founder Alastair Thompson, who last week launched the Scoop Foundation to give public interest journalists a sword to fight with.
Lisa Carrington adds another healthy endorsement to her list, Fluxx gets it on with Get! Communications, Mark Copplestone takes the reins at the IAB’s mobile advertising council, Pead PR rearranges the troops, mediaR feels the warmth with Bradford Gold, Duncan Stuart returns to the land of indie, Media3 stays up late and Arielle Tai joins Datamine.
It’s not easy being a freelance journalist. When you’re reporting on an event overseas, the fee for your work doesn’t always meet the cost of getting you there, let alone a place to stay and a packed lunch. Award winning journalist Jon Stephenson is returning to Afghanistan before Christmas 2011 to cover a number of stories, and he needs a bit of support to get there.
TVNZ’s Media 7, with Russell Brown, hosted a vigorous discussion about the genius or otherwise of 100% Pure New Zealand.
On the panel were: George Hickton, chief executive of Tourism New Zealand (100% really good, he said), Good magazine’s Dave Hansford (100% total bulldust, he basically said …