Press gallery journo can’t understand media are not able to change public opinion



While it remains at TVNZ On-Demand, you can view this yourself at 52 minutes 16 seconds in.  

I’m sure she only mispoke “we” twice in a row when she meant “rawshark”, or “whaledump”, or “the unions” or “Labour” or “Nicky Hager”, but in the end, she was pretty adamant “WE” (the media?) are not able to shift the public’s admiration away from John Key and National.

The way I read that is complete astonishment that their power to influence your opinion is waning.

When speaking, as a member of the media, to people in the studio, who are members of the media, the use of “we” clearly indicates “the media”.

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