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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



President Trump reality dawns on US and world

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

Pennsylvania was being declared for Donald Trump and with it the presidential election.

JAMES MALTHUS followed the trajectory of election day through monitoring US sites and media coverage with live updates. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America.



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.



New Zealand parents want more quality time with their children

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Statistics New Zealand reports many Kiwi parents feel they aren’t spending enough time with their children.



Chef, foodie, writer: David Burton

Mar 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Budding food writer MATTHEW LAU speaks with Wellington’s most influential restaurant critic and food feature writer David Burton.



Gaylene Preston reflects on her years of filmmaking

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Student Features

Fresh from North America showing her new series Hope and Wire, Gaylene Preston talks with FRANCESCA JAGO.



Apology follows Fashion Week gaffe

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



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.



Basin and social media celebrate Brendon McCullum’s 302 runs

Feb 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A late cut to the boundary at backward point put New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum’s 302 in the record books.
SAM BRODIE reports that at the same time, related hashtags dominated social media in New Zealand and India.



New Zealand reacts to census data – STORIFY

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

The 2013 New Zealand census results have been released, with initial figures shedding light on population growth, housing and education.

The figures, released yesterday, showed about a quarter of New Zealanders are born overseas.



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.



Four more years as pop culture icon

Dec 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

President Obama continues to rise in internet popularity since his re-election a month ago.



Three TVs, two laptops, one iPad – elections are go!

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

Conservative Fox channel was running because it was fun to watch Republicans lose.



Victorious celebrities trump billionaire’s trash talk tirade

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

Reactions to Obama’s victory range from extreme happiness to threats of disaster from celebrities



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.



STORIFY: US sports community doesn’t hold back on election views

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

‘Thanks @BarackObama for letting me run the court with you’, tweets basketballer Scottie Pippen.



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.



Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is Obama all the way

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

Porirua City Mayor knows who he wants to win theUS presidential election.



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.



New Yorker upset by binders jokes and misogynist claims

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Not all US women find Mitt Romney a threat to women’s rights in America.



Whitireia journalism students covering US election

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Newswire website to provide diverse live coverage of presidential election on Wednesday.



‘Mr Cool’ Barack Obama makes it big in pop culture

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Famous for being the first black US president, Obama is now a pop icon.



Candidates suspend campaigning to focus on victims

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Media watching Obama, Romney closely for their reactions to disaster.



Superstorm Sandy and elections bomb as hot Twitter topics

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Tweeters more interested in Starwars, #RappersBetterThanSouljaBoy, #YouGainPoints, Eddie Curry, et al.



Satirical storm tips supposedly from Romney go viral on Twitter

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

‘My thoughts and prayers go out to 53% of you’ an example of humour from Romney critics.



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.



Newswire brings light to frustrated Lyall Bay

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After four weeks complaints about dark, call from media gets action.



Shaky rumours press buttons in twittersphere

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Users vent frustration with this lack of official Twittter activity



‘Green Zoo, Green You’ built with old bottles

Jun 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

5000 plastic bottles recycled into Wellington exhibition.



One Direction get fans out of bed early in morning

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

Georgia, 14, even makes quick lunchtime dash to hotel.



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



Facebook comment risky business on election day

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Electoral Commission is warning people using social media they could be fined up to $20,000 if they post anything on polling day that influences voters.

Most non-media people are unaware of the risk, according to a NewsWire survey. TESSA JOHNSTONE and RODNEY BROWN report.



Web smiles on All Black celebrations

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

Fans pick up the Cup’s quirky online moments.



Chocolate, Chocolat, Schokolade, Cioccolato…

Aug 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

…the language is different, but the meaning is universal



MMP supporters like ‘like’, while their opponents tend to ‘tweet’

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

IF you’re for keeping MMP, you’re likely to be on Facebook. Those against, seem to Tweet, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



83% of women right – Thompson sacked

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NewsWire survey proves correct – EMA acts over period comments.



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 […]



Social media come to Chch dad’s rescue

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Facebook and Twitter spread pleas for help.



QUAKE day 4: Death toll tops 100

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.



Quake dominates forums

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Discourse short, sharp, unintelligible to outsiders.



Internet helps quake victims

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

SARAH DUNN monitored chatrooms and social media worldwide.



QUAKE Day 3: Toll rises

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The official death toll is 76 and expected to rise as search and rescue teams move into the suburbs.



QUAKE Day 2: Survivor recovery

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Work went on all day to rescue people from numerous Christchurch buildings.



“Nana in Redcliffs injured, no-one can get to her”

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Social media filled with quake pleas to find lost, injured family.



QUAKE Day 1: Many feared dead

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Day 1 coverage: Multiple fatalities are feared following a shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake which struck Christchurch early this afternoon.



SPCA adopts out hundreds more pets

Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Innovative marketing see big rise in adoptions jump by hundreds.



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.



Quake puts Christchurch on the world news map

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

NZ coverage becomes business as usual for offshore media.



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.



Obscure candidates are using multi-media means

Jul 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

SAMANTHA IVES finds some council candidates are using up to 11 different media – many of them online – to market themselves.



NewsWire to Tweet coverage of the cricket

Nov 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Live feed from the cricket test starts here Thursday.



Sharing is key to web success, says leading Chinese blogger *VIDEO*

Oct 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Isaac Mao, China’s first blogger, visited Whitireia journalism students to talk blogs, the great firewall and censorship 2.0.

The NEWSWIRE TEAM took video, photos and interviewed Isaac about the concept of “sharism”.



Tsunami ‘hits’ Germany before New Zealand

Sep 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sabrina Dankel was one of first in NZ to hear.



Techies chew the fat at NZ’s first WordPress gig

Aug 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The US guru of bloggers updates a Wellington audience.



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.



Election on the ‘net – National outplayed Labour on key sites

Nov 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

THE new Prime Minister made twice as much use of internet social networks as his rival during the election, if Facebook is any indication, reports AARON CASKEY.



Protest Watch: Live updates

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

How are you getting home? Follow the latest on the protest with our live updates. Twitter users can follow us live @newswireconz LIVE: Protest Watch



Public support as truckers head through city

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Wellingtonians come out in support of protesting truckies.

In Pictures: Today’s protest
VIDEO: Meet a protestor
VIDEO: The day’s events in full
Police pleased with public co-operation