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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Hairy Maclary a New Zealander with Scottish Roots

Hairy Maclary a New Zealander with Scottish Roots

Despite being one of Scotland’s most iconic children’s books, it has been revealed to the Scots that Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy is actually from New Zealand, Lisa Hodge reports for…