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Use of n-word in Bob Dylan song found not to breach NZ broadcast standards, BSA finds

Contextual factors lead to decision not to uphold complaint.

The Fairfax Media Ltd. logo is displayed outside their offices in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Fairfax Media, Australia's second-largest newspaper publisher, climbed the most in 12 years in Sydney after the Australian Financial Review reported that billionaire Gina Rinehart planned to boost her stake. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Process to sell news website Stuff to begin in next few months, says Nine boss

Nine completed a takeover of Fairfax, the owner of Stuff, last month.

LG unveils disappearing TV set that rolls up into its base

The set can still play music when the screen is rolled down completely, or display a clock when it's just partially rolled down.

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Williams began his time with TVNZ as a sports reporter and never looked back.

Sir Pete? Viewers heap praise on TVNZ legend Peter Williams, and call for knighthood

After 40 years on New Zealand screens, the veteran broadcaster signed off last night.

Melissa Stokes to be new weekend presenter for 1 NEWS at 6pm

She takes over from Peter Williams who is set to leave TVNZ.

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Among the top hashtags used by Kiwis this year were #metoo and #fortnite.

Twitter reveals the top topics Kiwis talked about this year - and the 'Golden Tweet' about our PM

Among the top hashtags used by Kiwis this year were #MeToo and #fortnite.

Fox News host tells Donald Trump he's seen around the world 'as a beacon for repression'

Chris Wallace told the US president leaders in authoritarian countries now repress the media using his words.

RadioLIVE set to fold, high profile jobs up in the air - report

Talks of a merger could leave Mark Sainsbury's Morning Talk role in jeopardy.

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The car was discovered in an underground carpark around the same time the journalist disappeared from the Saudi embassy in Istanbul.

Reports disfigured body of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's found

A source suggested his remains were found in the garden of the Saudi consul's home in Istanbul.

Australia's Cosmopolitan magazine axed after 45 years

The once hugely popular women's magazine has become the latest victim of the digital age.

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In front of gathered media Mr Trump said, "She’s shocked that I picked her" and "I know you’re not thinking."

President Trump insults female reporter during White House press conference

"I know you're not thinking, you never do," Mr Trump told ABC's Cecilia Vega.

'UNderage' - world's media spellbound by Jacinda Ardern's history-making appearance at UN with baby Neve

The PM's appearance at the UN in New York with her three-month-old daughter has gripped the world's media.

Legendary broadcaster Merv Smith of ZB breakfast fame dies

Merv Smith dominated breakfast airwaves at 1ZB from 1961 until Paul Holmes started the Newstalk format.

Journalist reports own daughter's death in heart-breaking newscast

Angela Kennecke's daughter is among the 71,000 Americans who die from fentanyl overdoses each year.

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The Opposition leader asked if emails from Clare Curran’s Gmail account on Ministerial business will still be released.

Clare Curran situation has 'done real damage' to Jacinda Ardern and Government's credibility - Simon Bridges

The National Party leaders says the Prime Minister should have acted more decisively earlier over the debacle.

Clare Curran.

Jacinda Ardern says she won't sack Clare Curran over conducting Government business via private email

Ms Curran, The Broadcasting Minister, struggled to answer questions about the issue in the House on Wednesday.

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Today is the last day of the famous fashion week.

Watch: NZ Fashion Week highlights next wave of talent

Today is the last day of the famous fashion week.

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The President has accused Jeff Zucker’s company of hatred and extreme bias towards him.

Man threatens to kill employees at Boston Globe over press freedom campaign aimed at President Trump

Prosecutors say Robert Chain called journalists "the enemy of the people".

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Presenter Hadyn Jones described Greg as a "wonderful colleague and friend".

'Do give someone you love a hug' - Pippa, Haydn Jones and the Fair Go team pay moving tribute to Greg Boyed

Presenter Hadyn Jones described Greg as a “wonderful colleague and friend”.

SKY TV viewers plunge, but CEO calls second half subscriber losses 'pleasing'

In addition to losing over 57,000 subscribers, SKY also announced a $240m net loss.

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The Wellington station has been on air for 31 years, but a frequency dispute could see it disappear for good.

Oldest Māori radio station Te Upoko O Te Ika under closure threat amid dispute

The Wellington station has been on air for 31 years but the frequency has been reallocated in a treaty deal.

Strike planned at Māori TV after ire over non-union Christmas bonuses

E tū has accused the company of undermining the bargaining process with "seriously lacking" behaviour.

Last election, less than 63 per cent of enrolled voters under 25 actually cast a ballot.

Social media star Jamie Curry reveals identity of fiancee one month after coming out to fans

The 21-year-old was with her partner for seven months before popping the question.

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