Arnett phones home

“So Broadcast News meets Armageddon. It’s a rilly big show!” Telefilm Live From Baghdad – based on Robert Wiener’s memoir of CNN’s involvement in the Gulf War – aired on US HBO December 7. Starring Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter and Bruce McGill, Baghdad looks at whose voice was really reaching the American public. Just how did CNN’s main man (NZ’s Peter Arnett) get a working telephone line, anyway…?


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Lynley Dodd Reveals Secret of Hairy Maclary

Lynley Dodd Reveals Secret of Hairy Maclary

The influence of Jane Austen on Hairy Maclary From Donaldson’s Dairy may not be immediately apparent, but it’s there. At least that’s what New Zealander Lynley Dodd said at the opening…