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Mediawatch: More unanswered questions about public media plan
The new Public Media Entity was debated in a virtual meeting this week, but there are still many questions about how it will be run, by whom and what it will produce. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:53pm 

21-year-old named as Gordonton crash victim
The woman who died in a fatal crash in Gordonton, Waikato on Friday was 21-year-old Coral-Lee Thompson of Ngatea. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:53pm 

US Vice President calls for assault weapons ban
US Vice-President Kamala Harris has made an impassioned plea for a ban on assault weapons in the wake of two deadly mass shootings in the US. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:38pm 

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Workplace behaviour: Give us a smile? Not unless you want to cause offence
Telling your colleague to smile more is inappropriate, say two thirds of office workers, as a poll reveals the "dos" and "don'ts" in the modern workplace.The research by Ipsos found similar proportions felt it was unacceptable to... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:11pm 

Super Rugby Pacific: Moana Pasifika upset Brumbies to finish on a high
Moana Pasifika 32Brumbies 22 Consider Moana Pasifika's final match of the season a sign of things to come.In a debut season derailed by Covid-19, the Super Rugby Pacific newcomers have made a closing statement with a 32-22 win... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:14pm 

War in Ukraine: The making of a new Russian propaganda machine
A pro-Kremlin outlet was launched at the start of the invasion to target Russian-occupied Ukraine. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:09pm 

Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Champions League defeat caps miserable end to magnificent season amid Paris chaos
Liverpool's magnificent season comes to a miserable conclusion in Paris amid stadium chaos and a lop-sided mixture of emotions. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:09pm 

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Why scientists are also watching animal YouTube videos
Those viral moments of unusual animal behaviour provide valuable insight for researchers as well. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:08pm 

Monkeypox wasn’t created in a lab - and other claims debunked
"Copy and paste" conspiracies that spread during the pandemic are being pushed for monkeypox. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:08pm 


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Russia advances in east; Ukraine calls for longer-range weapons
Russian forces have stepped up their assault on the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk, as Kyiv intensified calls for longer-range weapons from the West. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:53pm 

Think you can spot content written on AI? The truth is you've probably already read a lot of it
Analysis - You may not have heard of GPT-3, but there's a good chance you've read its work, used a website that runs its code or even conversed with it through a chatbot or a character in a game. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:38pm 

At least 31 die in church stampede in southern Nigeria
At least 31 people died in Nigeria on Saturday during a stampede at a church in the southern Rivers state, a police spokesperson said. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:38pm 

Is your 'phubbing' ruining your relationship? Probably not as much as you thought
The impolite habit of ignoring a partner while answering emails or scrolling on a smartphone is such a widespread phenomenon that behavioural experts even have a term for - "phubbing".The word, a contraction of "phone snubbing",... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:11pm 

One person missing after boat flips near Queenstown
One person remains unaccounted for after a boat tipped in the Kawarau Gorge in Gibbston Valley just before 3pm today.In a statement, police said four people were tipped out during the incident, with three being recovered.One person... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:15pm 

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Transfer rumours: Kante, Dembele, Dybala, Di Maria, Gallagher, Perisic, Raphinha, Gundogan
Man Utd hope to sign N'Golo Kante from Chelsea, Conor Gallagher and Ilkay Gundogan set for talks to decide their futures, Liverpool want Ousmane Dembele, plus more. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:09pm 

Real Madrid: European champions 'have done remarkable things'
Real Madrid's latest European triumph has been built on drama and incredible comebacks - months after they were on the wrong end of one of the great Champions League shocks. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:09pm 

Why can't the US stop soaring oil and gas prices?
As prices rise, oil and gas firms in the US want to capitalise - but the industry has changed. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:08pm 

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