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Our Vision:  a Media Environment in NZ that is safe for all:
free of gratuitous sex, violence, and offensive language.
So parents can trust what their children see.
 


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Editorial:
The Web's Inventor Doesn't Recognize his Brainchild

Tuesday, 27 April 2019

English computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, delivers a speech during an event at the CERN in Meyrin near Geneva, Switzerland, March 12, 2019 marking 30 years of World Wide Web. [Fabrice Coffrini/Pool, Keystone via AP]

English computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, delivers a speech during an event at the CERN in Meyrin near Geneva, Switzerland, March 12, 2019 marking 30 years of World Wide Web.
[Fabrice Coffrini/Pool, Keystone via AP]

At CERN's 'Web(at)30' conference, Sir Tim [Berners-Lee] admitted: "the web is not the web we wanted in every respect."

In an article published on the Web's anniversary, Berners-Lee says the Web has "given a voice to those who spread hatred" and turned it into a nest for criminals and scammers of all kinds.

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Editorial:
Mosque Killings

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Thousands of people gathered in the Basin Reserve in Wellington for the Christchurch Mosque shooting vigil. [ROBERT KITCHIN/STUFF]

Thousands of people gathered in the Basin Reserve in Wellington for the Christchurch Mosque shooting vigil.
[ROBERT KITCHIN/STUFF]

The events of last Friday [15 March 2019] in Christchurch, with the tragic deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers, have changed us all.  Rugby hardman, Sonny Bill Williams, cried.  Jacinda Ardern didn’t just talk about Kindness, but modelled it to perfection.

The Media in NZ have excelled themselves too, in presenting the bloodshed and the heartache in a sensitive and perceptive way, and TVNZ, in the persons of Wendy and Simon, excelled themselves too.

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