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Underfunded newsrooms a concern for democracy

ANALYSIS: Winston Peters’ claims of media bribes are off the mark.

The Public Interest Journalism Fund was not a perfect scheme, but framing it as bribery and corruption does not serve democracy well.

The $55 million fund was set up to bridge the gap for media during Covid when advertising fell off a cliff – by up to 40% in one month – much in the way other

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