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- Editorial: TVNZ - One Lane Bridge - 26 May 2020
- Editorial: Facebook must accept some state regulation - 06 March 2020
Editorial: TVNZ - One Lane Bridge
By John Terris
Tuesday, 26 May 2020
TVNZ - One Lane Bridge
This programme contains all the things we don't want to see on our screens.
It starts at a time when many families, including children, are watching (i.e. at 8.30 on a weekday evening).
The Four letter word F--- is used about once a minute, usually bawled from the lips of adults, both men and women, who clearly don't possess an adequate vocabulary with which to carry on an ordinary conversation, and some of them are senior Police officials who are supposed to be examplars of good behaviour.
Facebook must accept some state regulation
By John Terris
Friday, 6 March 2020
"Mark Zuckerberg said governments could take a bigger role in areas including privacy and election integrity".
. . .
This is a bit of a turnaround for the Facebook founder, whose company recorded a profit of around $100 Billion Dollars recently.
He's right of course. Our own government needs to move along with its own plans in this area, promoted overseas by the Christchurch Call made by our PM, and strongly supported by French President Macron at a meeting in Paris in May last year .
Our draft legislation . . .