Various media commentators have suggested that there's little difference between the actions of Slater and National, and that of Nicky Hager. The comparison is as lazy as it is false.
In the face of the continued slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza, the Prime Ministers of New Zealand and Abbott have offered mild concern at best. They were much more willing to take Vladimir Putin to task two weeks ago.
The US' decision to renew military aid to, and restore its partnership with, Egypt was followed almost immediately by reports of unprecedented state repression in the country.
The New Zealand media have crafted an image and narrative around Shane Jones that is at odds with reality.
The US insists it won't torture Edward Snowden, but the experience of America's other high profile whistleblower says otherwise
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