TV layoffs followed letter from Beehive

TV layoffs followed letter from BeehiveTelevision New Zealand embarked on a cost-cutting programme including 90 staff lay-offs just a week after getting a letter from Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman telling it to boost its financial performance and lower its costs. Documents… [NZ Herald Politics]

Give that man a medal.

The Herald is trying through its Spam Headline to try to malign Jonathan Coleman by suggesting he strong armed TVNZ into sacking their staff.

Even if he did, good job. It is time TVNZ was held accountable for the significant amount of state funds that they suck in prducing stuff that sucks.

Good on jonathan Coleman for insisting on better financial performance and lower costs. Who care sif he wrote a letter.