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Viewing entries tagged with 'bloggers'

When is a journalist not a journalist? John Edwards
22 December 2015

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Last week’s decision of Clifford J in the Wellington High Court found that in the context of the Evidence Act, Nicky Hager was a journalist in relation to the publication of Dirty Politics, and was therefore entitled to assert privilege under s.68 of the Evidence Act 2006. 

News media, new media, who’s media? Daimhin Warner
8 December 2014

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We’ve been grappling with a difficult question recently, and one that’s featured in New Zealand’s courts too. What is and isn’t news media and when should the Privacy Act apply?