Tagged: Eloise Gibson

When is an experiment a 'bungled' experiment? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin May 03, 2010

I wasn’t in the sharpest frame of mind on Saturday morning after a big night on the town in Auckland with some journalist friends the previous night. However I couldn’t help but notice the headline screaming out from the front page of the New Zealand Herald frontpage as I passed an inner-city dairy. The headline was in … Read More

Herald ditches environment section - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Apr 02, 2010

Just when the country is confronted with vexing environmental questions – whether to mine on conservation land, how to manage water assets in Canterbury, what should be done about the Japanese and their cravings for whale meat – the New Zealand Herald drops its dedicated environment page. The Herald‘s timing is impeccable. Impeccably bad. The rise of environment sections in … Read More

Who covers science in the New Zealand media? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 19, 2010

When we set up the Science Media Centre back in June 2008, science reporting in the mainstream media was largely left to a handful of mainly junior reporters who had to juggle the round alongside general reporting duties and who weren’t destined to stick with science for long. The situation, thankfully, has changed somewhat for the better, though the media … Read More