Knock me down with a feather, Red Radio has actually done some journalism. When wading through the typically one-sided fodder usually found in our left-wing media the last thing I expected to find was a balanced piece on Red Radio. My mother-in-law listens to Radio NZ as her sole source of news due to her hectic working schedule and when she tells me what she heard about issues of the day I cringe at the imbalance shown.
…A long-standing foreign policy expert has cast doubt on the real worth of New Zealand’s initiative for peace in the Middle East. A resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories passed 14 votes to none in the dying days of New Zealand’s two-year term on the United Nations Security Council. It won a lot of praise at the time, but was more show than reality and might even make things worse, according to Robert Ayson, a professor of strategic studies at Victoria University.