Traditional media are facing financial and technological disruption. There’s a lot of great journalism in New Zealand, however, recent years have seen a cut to staff numbers and proposed mergers.
The government needs to step-up to ensure the future of public interest journalism on paper, on our screens, and on the radio.
To help make that happen, the Green Party will:
- Establish a New Zealand Public Journalism Fund to support public interest journalism and help tell New Zealand stories across a range of platforms.
- Restore Radio New Zealand’s funding, which has been frozen since 2008.