Hold on to your emojis! Government is aiming for more control of social media.
te reo Māori: (verb[-tia]/noun) /ˈtɪnihʌŋə/ trickery, to deceive, dupe, mislead, to be hypocritical, false, etc.
‘If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything.’
- Ronald H. Coase, Economist and author
Exposing deceptive, hypocritical and false narratives, the misleading use of experts and exaggerated government numbers in the news is critical to a free press. Often tinihanga can be subtle, but may have a significant effect over time.
Helping to control the narrative on COVID: Te Pūnaha Matatini
A model of bad modelling, shonky science, and ethics to match.
Labour’s strategy: Identity politics to the extreme
Surely Labour can think of more ways to pit people against each other?
Meka Whaitiri quits Labour, but stays in Parliament
NZ’s most “open and transparent Government ever” strikes again.
The “scientific” parent of The Disinformation Project
When maths is politicised.
Government stooges are “experts” on disinformation.
New strategy: don’t call it co-governance
If it walks like a duck…
State-funded media outlets labelled on Twitter… and they don’t like it
State broadcasters are leaving the platform because they say their credibility is being undermined.