People haven’t realised to what extent media such as newspapers and TV are adding their own hidden objectives and spin on stories.
Whaleoil doesn’t report neutral news either – but we wear our bias on our sleeves. People will never die wondering what this blog’s stance is on certain issues, and why.
The dangerous thing is the hidden objectives behind the likes of the NZ Herald and Campbell Live.
Because of Whaleoil, people can now compare and contrast – and more are seeing what’s going on
Dear Cam and team, after watching the way that mainstream media, in particular TV3 and NZ Herald have handled themselves and the various stories, I am shocked to see the blatant manipulation of the stories and bending of the truth to suit their support of Pants Down Brown.
It is disturbing to note that I never got one response to an email I sent to every NZ Herald reporter outlining 6 direct questions about their impartiality, the story validity, the facts of the matter and whether their coverage was indeed factual.
The basis for my concern to be growing to the current level, is the ongoing and blatant differences between the factual reporting on WO and what actually appears on the two media’s respective reports. There is clear evidence of manipulating the stories to deflect scrutiny from the embarrassment of mayor we are currently subjected to. Read more »