And he doesn’t even like journalists , why would he want to be one?
Maybe he's more a public relations type?
But I was threatened with such action this year. I was aware at the time that a discovery order was a possibility if it went ahead – and also confident that discovery would not reveal anything harmful to my defence.
Was it concerning the doco "For the Public Good"?
If this is finance sector tantrum-throwing in the here & now, imagine what it would be like under the TPPA in its current form.
The Bank of Tokyo threatened the Government with bad publicity and warned of implications for foreign investment if it was forced to take a haircut over Solid Energy, the High Court has heard.
Solid Energy ran into financial difficulties last year, culminating in a creditors' compromise in September where the terms of debt were reset and the company's bankers agreed to acquire shares with a face value of $75 million, while the Crown would acquire $25m worth.
The Government's plans to restructure Solid Energy have been challenged by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in the High Court in Auckland.
Opening the case for Solid Energy, Alan Galbraith, QC, said that in a letter to Treasury the Bank of Tokyo had made threats, including bad publicity, if it were forced to wear losses from Solid Energy.
Latest from the NZ Initiative: There's no such thing as free parking.
This article seems to lean toward the NZ Institute half of the NZ Initiative.
Mate, the Tea Party Republicans are totally against this deal. You, Jane Kelsey and they are allies in this matter!
As well as cyber-snooping gone mad, corporate welfare gone mad, drone assassinations gone mad...
Very nice indeed, though I'm a tad disappointed that the TV's not plugged in. My understanding, based entirely on hearsay, was that you got enough extension leads to allow for the drop, so the working TV gave a great rainbow splash on impact with the pool below.
There would have been a slight problem...
I've started doing 3D art in my spare time, and for your amusement, here's a salute to the golden age of hard rock.
I’m not quite sure what your point is either – or if you even have one, beyond being weirdly niggly – but I don’t consider trout or cow acceptable descriptions of women in public life.
Advertisers are naturally safe and if they all choose to only advertise in concordance with something they like – everything will end up very bland and boring.
If anything, the commercial radio landscape is already vapid enough as it is, even without advertiser boycotts.
And the wider issue from Radiolivegate is that, for lack of a better analogy, free speech around the world has become cartelised. Refer my earlier post RE: Shadows of Liberty.