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Posts Tagged ‘ social media ’

Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach



Clinton and Trump battle it out on Twitter

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

The U.S. presidential candidates take their gloves off pre-election.



Social media warming up for race day, #MelbourneCup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

Here’s the hottest Cup tweets, posts, and pics from social media. LAURA McKEWEN reports.



Mentally ill turning to social media

Oct 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Lambton Ward candidate seeks youth vote

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



What’s on your mind when you cross the street?

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

WATCH: Wellington City Council’s new Think, Look, Cross campaign will cost rate-payers up to $100,000.



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Social media brings out Wellington’s bearded community for snaps

Aug 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Photographer Michael Valli captures capital’s bearded men in his latest work.



Greater data caps see Kiwis’ online options broaden

Nov 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Multimedia, News

New Zealand uses more internet bandwidth as plans get cheaper and more content is available online.



Youth urged to use technology to save climate

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFIC YOUTH in New Zealand can raise awareness on climate change in the Islands with technology they use every day. 350 Aotearoa spokesperson Koreti Tiumalu says tools we take for granted such as the internet and social media can help give people in the islands a powerful voice on climate change.



NewsWire’s live twitter coverage

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

A rolling feed of tweets and re-tweets from worldwide election coverage.



Voter photos on Twitter may invalidate votes, say tweets

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

President Barack Obama’s 22 million followers reading his tweets.



Celebs spin a web of election controversy on social media

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

The social media machine went into overdrive. SARAH MACKENZIE wonders whether some were over the edge.



Race matters in more ways than one, as election leadup showed

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Obama was expected to keep the black votes, but some celebrities bucked the trend, writes SARAH MACKENZIE.



Active social media users making their mark on this election

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Barack Obama is the social media pioneer, but Mitt Romney is catching up fast, writes MEGAN SMYTH.



Public forum to focus on media and justice system

May 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

JustSpeak puts politicians to the justice test in first gathering



An example of how social media slactivism lacks proper context

Mar 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

In just three days the world has learned the name Joseph Kony through a viral video, but is it just slactivism? CALLUM VALENTINE



Teapot spill seems to confirm Peters’ claims

Jan 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Everything quoted from tape “deadly accurate”, says Peters.



Web smiles on All Black celebrations

Oct 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Fans pick up the Cup’s quirky online moments.



Thorndon kids will teach parents how to be social

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Programme guides children on safe social networking



Kiwi Africans urged to Love, Cover, Protect

Aug 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Social media being used to tackle AIDS issue in New Zealand.



International move against harassment in NZ

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hollaback! Wellington is lobbying for safer streets worldwide.



World turns Twitter in crisis

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Twitter users worldwide have been turning to the social media site to form a global community during the Christchurch earthquake disaster. Increasingly media outlets were releasing their upcoming headlines prior to running their stories on the web and members of the public were rallying for support or seeking lost loved ones. The most used hashtag […]



Tweet, tweet…HELP! Is there anybody out there?

Sep 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Luckily, no Christchurch residents had to tweet for rescue.



Youth use social media to connect on quake

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Christchurch youth turned to social networks to tell their stories.



China’s ‘first blogger’ to lecture at Whitireia

Aug 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Man who led Chinese entry to social media coming to NZ.



Top US news photographer fears for journalism ethics

Jul 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News, Opinion

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Jim MacMillan worries about how social media affect journalists’ approaches to reporting, he tells REUBEN McDOUGALL.



Web debate on Wellington’s future

Feb 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians are online talking to city council.