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Government looking at public TV role for TVNZ More media makeovers tipped for later this year

More media changes are likely later this year, according to my sources in the sector. The proposed merger of NZME and Fairfax New Zealand was followed on Thursday by Vodafone’s proposed takeover of Sky TV. Zagzigger.com has questioned whether MediaWorks will be left out in the cold, (Room For Me, I Got 3, below) and the same question applies to Television New Zealand.

The Voda-Sky merger might make anti-syphoning rules more likely
The Voda-Sky merger might make anti-syphoning rules more likely

In my opinion TVNZ cannot afford to sit back and do nothing. And it is hard to see how it will compete in the new world order of merged digital media firms. Sources familiar with Government thinking said that Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams  is considering a “slight” change to more public service content TVNZ, though this is not defined.

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