Richard Harman put it about that The Nation had ben cancelled. This is apparently untrue.
Yesterday we published a story that claimed The Nation had been canned by TV3. This is incorrect. TV3 contacted us this afternoon, concerned about inaccuracies in the story. As it turns out, the release sent out by Frontpage, the company that has produced The Nation for TV3 for the last 4 years was misleading.
The headline stated “After four years The Nation ends this weekend”. However, TV3′s Head of News and Current Affairs, Mark Jennings, told Throng that this isn’t the case at all.
“The Nation is a TV3-owned concept and part of our news and current affairs stable and we certainly haven’t ‘canned’ it.”
What is actually happening is that the independent production company has been removed from the equation and it will now be produced in house. Read more »