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  Reply # 2078494 24-Aug-2018 13:17
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If I wanted in-depth news I would have a newspaper subscription yell


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  Reply # 2078497 24-Aug-2018 13:21
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loceff13:

 

If I wanted in-depth news I would have a newspaper subscription yell

 

 

LOL but *which* newspaper? Certainly not NZHerald or Stuff. Politik  is ok but as the name suggests, mostly politics. NBR os ok but mostly business. Several overseas newspapers are ok but no NZ news.

 

 


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  Reply # 2078516 24-Aug-2018 13:44
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I'll subscribe - just as soon as the Herald actually becomes a newspaper and not mostly a collection of utter clickbait drivel wasting electrons on a server somewhere, such as today's scoop: "Why queues for women's toilets are longer than men's" (sic).






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  Reply # 2078518 24-Aug-2018 13:50
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Geektastic:

 

 "Why queues for women's toilets are longer than men's" (sic).

 

 

Well, that's easy. If a man has to wait more than 3 minutes to pee, he will find a pot plant :)

 

 


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  Reply # 2078527 24-Aug-2018 13:59
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given that Stuff, NZ Herald are soap operas and I don't pay for or watch soap operas it makes no difference to me. Watching the epic fail maybe of entertainment value though.





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  Reply # 2078538 24-Aug-2018 14:10
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JimmyH:

 

Article here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/106499453/nzme-reports-52-per-cent-decline-in-profits-in-half-year-results

 

"NZME will adopt a “freemium” model with day-to-day news and current affairs provided free of charge, and premium in-depth analysis and opinion available on subscription."

 

Which has me slightly puzzled. From my (increasingly occasional) visits to the Herald website and the other thread in this forum about stupid Herald and Stuff articles, I'm not sure what the "premium" content is that the Herald has that they think people will be willing to part with cash for. They struggle to get basic facts and accurate reporting of the simplest stories right, and mostly seem carry advertorial or opinion content from people pushing barrows in lieu of any actual news.

 

I'm curious - would anyone here subscribe to the Herald and pay a monthly fee to access the current range and quality of reporting?

 

 

 

 

The best thing about the herald are the opinion pieces (except for hosking whom I cannot stand). 

 

I would miss those I guess, it is interesting to read other peoples opinions on current affairs and business. 

 

The premium & indepth section is pretty lightweight and seems to be very leftist oriented so I won't miss that much at all.


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  Reply # 2078542 24-Aug-2018 14:15
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vexxxboy:

 

i pay a subscription to  the Washington post, but that is a real Newspaper and worth every penny . The Herald not so much.

 

 

 

 

They let you do that from overseas? I have made a couple of donations to the Guardian, but have not subscribed.





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  Reply # 2078549 24-Aug-2018 14:23
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networkn:

 

Well, that's easy. If a man has to wait more than 3 minutes to pee, he will find a pot plant :)

 

 

 

 

What'll we do if they legalise weed, though?





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  Reply # 2078554 24-Aug-2018 14:28
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SaltyNZ:

 

networkn:

 

Well, that's easy. If a man has to wait more than 3 minutes to pee, he will find a pot plant :)

 

 

 

 

What'll we do if they legalise weed, though?

 

 

 

 

just leave the joint





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  Reply # 2078561 24-Aug-2018 14:37
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SaltyNZ:

 

networkn:

 

Well, that's easy. If a man has to wait more than 3 minutes to pee, he will find a pot plant :)

 

 

 

 

What'll we do if they legalise weed, though?

 

 

Everyone will be too stoned to care how long the wait for the bathroom break is.


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  Reply # 2078566 24-Aug-2018 14:38
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MikeB4:

 

just leave the joint

 

 

Haha, you should work in the entertainment section for the Herald. Apparently they will have more money to pay people soon!

 

 


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  Reply # 2078571 24-Aug-2018 14:43
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I wonder if some ISPs may bundle  subscriptions as part of their point of differncce, when selling services. eg Spark offer Lightbox for free etc. So stuffs ISP division could do the same for their paper. 


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  Reply # 2078574 24-Aug-2018 14:47
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I can't imagine why anyone would want to read the Herald, but if their paywall is as half-baked as their content, just install a javascript switcher. 

 

 





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  Reply # 2078595 24-Aug-2018 15:08
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myndlyz:
dejadeadnz:

They would have to pay me to read Mike Hosking's incoherent, drooling-moron-on-drugs "opinions".


 


 



Can you please explain why you, a lawyer, have posted potentially defamatory accusation about someone?


Can you explain why you don’t seem to understand a figure of speech like just about every other person who has read that comment managed to? One of the other complainers was networkn, a person well-known for trawling every post of mine to find something to complain about. The irony/hypocrisy here is that he is the same guy who yesterday effectively described the now former PM of Australia, who is an Oxford graduate and a Rhodes Scholar, a rather stupid person. Let’s see whose general assessment of their subjects’ IQ was more correct, eh?

Networkn: let’s see how your keyboard warrior act for decency here lines up with what you say about Labour politicians, shall we?

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^^^

 

Maybe you two could go bitch at each other via private message? Failing that, try ignoring each other.


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