Messaging during a political crisis

Scott Macleod | Account Manager Media, People, Politics

Was Government minister Meka Whaitiri stood down, or was she stood aside? Most people would say that Whaitiri was stood down from her portfolios to – as you know – allow an investigation to be conducted into her alleged assault of a staff member. However, most news outlets reported that she was stood aside. Scott Macleod | Account ManagerScott brings to Blink …

Are whistleblowers an endangered species in a digital age?

Luke Balvert | Account Manager Media, People, Politics

Is fairness and freedom dead on the internet? Big Brother (or someone) is always watching, collecting data and tracing our every move via the multitude of devices now acting as extensions of our arms. Take for example the volatile digital landscape through which journalists ply their trade in order to secure a scoop or break news. Today, the laptop and …

Media lessons flow from water exports

Scott Macleod | Account Manager Politics

Should businesses be allowed to export our water? It’s a simple question that has seen eyes bulge and faces redden all over the country as normally-sane Kiwis grow increasingly apoplectic with rage. Fists are regularly pounded on pub tables to emphasise the assertions that water is a precious natural resource that should remain in the country and that businesses are …