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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings November 6 2008

Published: Fri 7 Nov 2008 09:22 AM
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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
1: Media Coverage of 2008 NZ Election Campaign
University of Canterbury
Which New Zealand political party has had the most positive media coverage during the 2008 election campaign? Attached are the results of an assessment by University of Canterbury political scientist Babak Bahador.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00096.htm
2: Transcript: Obama's Election Night Victory Speech
Barack Obama
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00087.htm
3: Big Day Out Second Announcement
Blackout Music Management
Our new musical offerings are ready to be unveiled. We truly believe these new acts are impressive additions to an already stellar lineup.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00028.htm
4: What Rodney'll tell John
ACT New Zealand
“John, you gotta get the country out of this Emissions Trading Scam.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00119.htm
5: Karim Sahai Images: Guy Fawkes Illuminates Capital
Karim Sahai
To the chilean visitors who asked me what they were about, the fireworks exploding above Wellington's Oriental Bay were seen, at first, as sky champaign for Obama's victory in the US elections. And so, the brief bit of history was in order.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00072.htm
6: Pharmaceutical Industry Hustlers – Part I
Evelyn Pringle
After twenty long years, it appears that the epidemic in mental disorders in America might be coming to an end. It won't happen because of any great medical breakthrough but rather because the perpetrators of the greatest healthcare fraud in history are ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00080.htm
7: The two faces of National
New Zealand Labour Party
Bill English’s recorded comments on TV3 tonight once again reveal the true face of National, rather than the one their spin doctors have told them to show to the public, Defence Minister Phil Goff said today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00081.htm
8: US Election '08 - A Historical Turning Point?
Gordon Campbell
... what follows is Gordon's live blog stream as at 3.18pm NZT. It appears that Obama has well and truly won the US election though no formal calls have yet been made by the US TV Networks. - Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00067.htm
9: "Change We Can Believe In" - The Maori Party
The Maori Party
“Americans have said YES WE CAN, and the world has witnessed history changing before our very eyes” said Tariana Turia today at the news of the election of Democrat Barack Obama as President of the United States”
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00112.htm
10: NZ ABC Learning Centres NOT In Receivership
ABC NZ
ABC Developmental Learning Centres (New Zealand) Ltd is NOT in receivership. ABC Developmental Learning Centres (New Zealand) General Manager, Craig Presland, is pleased to advise that the New Zealand business is not included in a list of companies ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0811/S00019.htm
11: Obama's win is a rejection of rightwing politics
Green Party
The victory of Barack Obama in the United States presidential election is a rejection of old rightwing politics, the Green Party says.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00109.htm
12: Radio Adelaide: NZ on Obama Win + NZ Predictions!
Scoop Audio
Radio Adelaide: Selwyn Manning & Peter Godfrey discuss how Barack Obama's win is being celebrated in New Zealand. Also, how are things shaping up for New Zealand elections on Saturday? Can Labour win? Does a National-led government look likely?
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00074.htm
13: Lyndon Hood's Pics of the Weeks: October 2008
Lyndon Hood
Scoop editorial images by Lyndon Hood, for stories from October 2008. For previous images see http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL200810/S00312.htm
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00093.htm
14: Cannabis key difference between Helen and John
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
"As the two main parties fight over the central ground this election, there is little seperation between the two partys' policies. One key issue which seperates the two leaders is the Cannabis issue," says Julian Crawford, ALCP candidate for Dunedin ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00107.htm
15: National Dominates the Election Race on iPredict
iPredict
The National Party continues to lead the election race with an 80% likelihood of winning, say traders on iPredict.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00123.htm
16: Post US Elction: Gay Marriage Rent Asunder
Gordon Campbell
Hope you enjoyed Scoop’s blogging on the US elections yesterday. Sure was fun to do. In the aftermath of the victory of Barack Obama, the passing in California of Proposition 8 that bans gay marriage ( and puts current gay civil unions in limbo) ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00073.htm
17: Operation Cobham, Media Release 4
New Zealand Police
The Police investigation into the death of Liberty Templeman is continuing. Police are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Liberty's cellphone, which is still missing.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00121.htm
18: $1 reserve international airfare auction today
Air New Zealand
International destinations including London, Los Angeles, and Beijing are going on the block at grabaseat.co.nz with a $1 reserve.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00083.htm
19: Green Party in climate change denial
Federated Farmers
“The Green Party just does not get the reality of global climate change,”Federated Farmers climate change spokesperson, Frank Brenmuhl said today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00079.htm
20: Vodafone completes Red Network in Auckland
Vodafone
Vodafone is delighted to announce the completion of the Red Network in Auckland ahead of schedule.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00098.htm
21: Broadband Investment Fund oversubscribed
New Zealand Labour Party
Communications and Information Technology Minister David Cunliffe says the Labour-led government’s Broadband Investment Fund has received a huge number of expressions of interest for funding broadband rollout.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00128.htm
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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00078.htm
23: Federated Farmers too weak to stand up to National
ACT New Zealand
"When I attended Federated Farmers’ election manifesto launch in Wellington a few days ago I was disappointed to find that Federated Farmers was wishy washy on the ETS", said John Ormond ACT spokesperson for Agriculture.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00120.htm
24: Kiwis Turn To TVNZ For Global, Domestic Politics
Television New Zealand
Ratings for TVNZ's ONE News Election Specials, and its coverage of the American Election, indicate a very solid appetite for politics in New Zealand households.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00099.htm
25: IV with the President of Nicaragua's Central Bank
Tortilla con Sal
Interviewed by Tortilla con Sal in mid-October this year, the president of Nicaragua's Central Bank, Dr. Antenor Rosales spoke about the effects of the international financial crisis on Nicaragua and the region. In this abridged version of the interview, Dr. ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00091.htm
26: Addiction resource launched in Wellington
Progressive Party
People working together can make a difference, Associate Health Minister and Progressive Leader Jim Anderton said today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00129.htm
27: How many times before we learn…
Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Unemployment statistics out today show that unemployment has risen to 4.2 percent over the last quarter. The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) says that the unemployment increase reflects the decline in the domestic economy ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00102.htm
28: European Countries not as silly as NZ on ETS
ACT New Zealand
“For how long do the major parties think they can keep lying to New Zealanders about the Emissions Trading Scheme?” asks ACT Environment Spokesperson, Kath McCabe.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00118.htm
29: PM on US election result
New Zealand Government
Prime Minister Helen Clark today congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his election as the next President of the United States. “The New Zealand Government very much looks forward to working with the new Obama administration,” Helen Clark said.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00108.htm
30: Freedom Rider: Bush Crimes Continue
Margaret Kimberley
George W. Bush famously said, "They misunderestimated me." His ungrammatical statements induce sneers and snickers, but convey powerful truths. After stealing the 2000 election, violating international law, trampling on the Constitution, and emptying the treasury ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00085.htm
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