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Associate Professor Ella Henry | Media analyst

A Maori media analyst said the appointment of Willie Jackson as broadcasting minister would be great for Maori broadcasting.

A Maori media analyst said the appointment of Willie Jackson as broadcasting minister would be great for Maori broadcasting.

Ella Henry, associate professor at AUT, says Mr Jackson fought for decades to ensure that Maori not only had their own media, but were integrated into the wider industry,

Now he has the responsibility to make it happen.

“He has been a strong advocate for authentic Maori storytelling, good and rigorous Maori journalism for, with and by Maori, so I see this as a real, tangible and positive outcome for the whole industry. industry,” Dr. Henry said.

She says there is a global demand for Maori and indigenous storytelling, but there has been little fair funding, training and official support.


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