Media & Technology - Radio New Zealand School asks students to commit to no social media 2018-02-03T20:19:17.000000000+13:00 An Auckland school is taking a stand against social media asking its students to not have any social media accounts until high school. Veteran journalist Pat Booth dies, aged 88 2018-01-31T16:48:58.000000000+13:00 Veteran journalist Pat Booth has passed away at a rest home in Kumeu after a short illness. High-tech disco ball satellite launched from rocket 2018-01-25T09:29:15.000000000+13:00 Rocket Lab hopes a newly launched satellite will be the brightest object in the night sky. Tony Veitch leaves Newstalk ZB, goes it alone 2017-12-21T11:49:01.000000000+13:00 Tony Veitch has announced he will leave NZME's Newstalk ZB radio station with plans to "build his show from his own digital platform". Hosking's Māori party comments 'inaccurate, misleading' 2017-12-19T13:13:52.000000000+13:00 Broadcaster Mike Hosking's comments about voter eligibility for the Māori party were inaccurate and misleading, the industry watchdog says. Media merger appeal dismissed 2017-12-19T11:58:58.000000000+13:00 A proposed merger between two of New Zealand's largest media companies has been dismissed. Mediawatch: If you enjoyed this, you might like these... 2017-12-17T17:56:46.000000000+13:00 News websites know what we have read and shared, but not what we might want next. Mediawatch meets a scientist who joined a newsroom to fix that. Australia to probe Facebook, Google over media disruption 2017-12-04T15:38:56.000000000+13:00 Australia's competition regulator will investigate whether Facebook and Google disrupted the news media to the detriment of publishers and consumers. Tumeke for some, too much for others 2017-12-01T21:00:29.000000000+13:00 Mediawatch - A controversial column condemning the use of te reo Māori on RNZ sparked debate this week, but was it really that big a deal or a storm in a teacup? Virtual medical clinic gets funding boost 2017-11-29T20:58:53.000000000+13:00 A virtual medical clinic model helping to provide health services to people in isolated areas is to set receive $1.4 million in funding.