Tagged: Nigel Latta

TVNZ on immigration: Hard Stuff or MBIE puff piece? - The Dismal Science

Michael Reddell Sep 13, 2016

According to TVNZ,  “The Hard Stuff sees Nigel Latta tackling the key issues facing NZers”, funded with taxpayer’s money through NZ On Air. I don’t think I’d watched any of Latta’s programmes previously, but when I heard a couple of years ago that he was planning to tackle immigration I suppose I welcomed the notion that a mainstream broadcaster … Read More

Whole Latta Derp - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Aug 01, 2014

If one of the the points of a public broadcaster is to provide basic factual information to voters prior to an election, so that they can then make up their own minds about what policies are the appropriate responses to the current state of the world, then TV One failed magnificently last night with Nigel Latta's infomercial.The video of … Read More

Infotainment - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jul 30, 2014

Documentaries. They make you feel like you're learning something, unless you actually know something about what's on the tele. In the latter case, they just make you mad.Nigel Latta's going to be exploring the horrors of inequality later tonight on TV One. Here's the TV One blurb:Nigel Latta: The new haves and have nots'I grew up believing that … Read More