Category Archives: Quitting the Media

Confessions of a Former Liberal: Part 2

Confessions of a Former Liberal: Part 2. (They’re Boring) The second in an occasional series about Pohutu’s confusing journey into the political wilderness. But of course it’s much worse than just being boring. Excuse the wait for Part 2 of The Confessions … Continue reading

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Quitting the Media III: Skylight!

I went to see the latest incarnation of David Hare’s play “Skylight”, which is being streamed into New Zealand theatres via NTLive. This new one stars Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan, and you should go see it if you can. It’s … Continue reading

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Quitting the Media II: Feeling Better & TV

Since writing Post No. 1 in my MSM detox series, I’ve been a bit more zealous about not exposing myself to local corporate media, mainly stuff.co.nz and nzherald.co.nz, instead going to the Radio New Zealand website and Scoop.co.nz for “news” … Continue reading

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Quitting the Media: Part I

The so-called  “news” (ha ha ha ha ha) media are bad for your health. They’re bad for your personal health. They’re bad for the health of society. They’re just plain bad. I think at this point we all know it. … Continue reading

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