Laila Harre reckons unions are the key to solving the problem we have with our media in New Zealand.
Labour’s tame lap-bloggers at The Standard explain.
Laila Harre focused strongly on industrial relations: many of the problems we have now with the media and journalism are due to the demise of collective bargaining. Â With collective bargaining a collective sense of professionalism develops. This produces a team environment, with senior journalists supporting and mentoring junior journalists. Â This helps to develop and protect professional standards.
So what she is proposing is people like David Fisher and his dishonest, hagiographic, activist “journalism” be used to train new journalists.
Or Adam Bennett also from the Herald perhaps who this week called some one and lied about what a politician had said in oder to get his mark to commit to something based on that lie. The mark was smart enough to check, and to know what was being attempted. Â Â Read more »