Post by Kiwi Frontline on Dec 2, 2017 15:57:10 GMT 12
TE REO ON THE RADIO TOO MUCH FOR SOME
A controversial column condemning the use of te reo Māori on RNZ sparked debate about racism, free speech and even hate speech this past week. Mediawatch looks at the responses and asks a veteran Māori broadcaster if this is a big deal or a storm in a teacup.
"A few seconds of a reporter signing off in Māori language or greeting the listening public - it's nothing," she said......
Post by second-class-citizen on Dec 3, 2017 8:20:48 GMT 12
If people want to learn maori, then they can listen to all those subsidised maori radio & TV channels that almost nobody watches/listens to. Also, there is at least one programme on TV1 that is in maori. Leave the majority of us to watch/listen to what we want without having to listen to maori. I have already stopped watching the TV1 & TV3 News because of their biased pro maori (= anti-democratic) attitudes, their desire to include at last one haka every night and the way they want to change the name of New Zealand to some BS name that never meant NZ. Their standard of News is easy to replace with better.