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This post will not restore your faith in humanity: Redux

This post will not restore your faith in humanity: Redux

Right back at the beginning of 2014 I wrote an angry post on how Buzzfeed, Cracked and Upworthy were destroying us with ridiculous headlines.

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Unheralded Stuff: 28 February 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 28 February 2014

Let’s not talk about incest any more aye? It was fun while it lasted but we’re moving on. Here’s some world news you may not have known about.

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Unheralded Stuff: 13 February 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 13 February 2014

Much of the world has been in a flap about flappy bird. I have it on my phone. It’s not that good. More just frustrating.

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Unheralded Stuff: 10 February

Unheralded Stuff: 10 February

Goodness, between wildfires in Australia, the Sochi Olympics and Danish Zoos feeding dead giraffes to lions it’s a wonder anything else was reported. Fortunately I’ve gone looking so you don’t have to.

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A letter to Minister Anne Tolley and Ray Smith, CEO of the Dept of Corrections

A letter to Minister Anne Tolley and Ray Smith, CEO of the Dept of Corrections

In light of news I found in today’s Unheralded Stuff concerning Serco, I have emailed the following to the Minister for Corrections and the CEO of the Dept of Corrections.

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Unheralded Stuff: 31 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 31 January 2014

So if you’re all done reading the myriad articles on Lorde, including our own Jonny Potts’ thinkpiece then you must be thirsting for something of actual news-value. Well we have just the death, destruction and disaster for you. It’s time for Unheralded Stuff.

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Unheralded Stuff: 27 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 27 January 2014

As New Zealanders have their eyes on either Lorde’s state of the nation speech or David Cunliffe’s performance at the grammys we take a look around the rest of the world and see what’s going on.

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Unheralded Stuff: 23 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 23 January 2014

Once more the world sections of Stuff.co.nz and the Herald have been fairly comprehensive. Good job guys. This has also been a learning curve for me, I’ve learned a lot of things that are going on in the world. And they’re quite shit for the most part. Lucky I am able to laugh at the worst we have to offer.

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Unheralded Stuff: 21 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 21 January 2014

I’ve noticed an improvement in the calibre of the world news on both Stuff.co.nz and the Herald. So well done. Long may it continue.

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Unheralded stuff: 15 January 2014

Unheralded stuff: 15 January 2014

So there’s been some pretty massive news overnight about the war on drugs. And I’ve done a site search on both Stuff.co.nz and nzherald.co.nz and neither outfit is covering it.

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Unheralded stuff: 14 January

Unheralded stuff: 14 January

A day after Hollywood started its annual circle-jerk season, and Tina Fey casually got super racist (was no-one else uncomfortable with her ‘blacklist’ gag?) we’re back to other things that I’ve found.

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Unheralded stuff: 13 January

Unheralded stuff: 13 January

As New Zealand news media salivate over the wedding of David Bain and the convicted killer in his bridal party, other things happened in the world. Here’s a snapshot of the things I’ve noticed.

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Unheralded stuff: 8 January 2014

Unheralded stuff: 8 January 2014

Here’s a collection of links to stories I haven’t noticed on Stuff or the Herald. Most of it is depressing because hey, we live in a depressing world. But there we go. 

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UnHeralded Stuff: 7 January 2014

UnHeralded Stuff: 7 January 2014

Here’s a collection of links to stories I haven’t noticed on Stuff or the Herald. Most of it is depressing because hey, we live in a depressing world. But there we go.

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