The government should own at least one television station?
On average, everyone agrees with significant nonconsensus between 69 voters.
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The government should own at least one television station
Reasons To Disagree
Gummint has no legitimate place in business. AND, IF PARLIAMENT IS TO BE TELEVISED, THERE SHOULD ABSOLUTELY NO RESTRICTION ON WHAT IS BROADCAST - SHOW THE PRICKS UP FOR WHAT THEY ARE!
28 September 2008
What the hell for?
3 July 2009
Yes having a government controlled 'propaganda machine', sorry television station is a great idea
27 August 2012
Reasons To Agree
Definitely. I would like to see one advertising free station playing all NZ on air material and NZ music at night... Bit like ABC in Ausi. Plus it would be nice to have educational shows, perhaps more university media arts departments could contribute more material, or in collaboration with their science departments start making more documentaries. It would be nice to have a propoganda department (seriously) that would actually try to explain why/what the governments opinion is on things which the free media seem to be upset about. Its not a bad thing so long as free media still exists on other channels.
3 October 2008
Yes. But only one, and only commercial free.
10 October 2010
but only if it means they keep their crap off the other channels and get rid of the tight restrictions on other networks, eg they cant show MPs sleeping, well i dont know about you, but if i was paying someone one hell of a juicy salary, id want to know if they were sleeping on the job!!
31 October 2010
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