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Mike Hosking Petition

Why We Started The Mike Hosking Petition

Why We Started The Mike Hosking Petition

Mike Hosking Petition
Over two days, our Change.org petition to have Mike Hosking removed as the moderator for the upcoming 2017 Election debates received 50,000 signatures, highlighting the issue New Zealanders have with arguably the country’s most biased presenter moderating the debates. We thought now would be a perfect time to explain our reasonings. TVNZ on Thursday confirmed Mike Hosking will be hosting all three debates which struck a nerve not only with us, but apparently also the general public because of Mike’s blatant bias to National and against Labour. Friday’s poll results on this Stuff article found 71% of the 35,000 respondents believe he is biased or would rather see someone else hosting. These figures are at clear odds with Mike’s own claim “to be fair, I don’t think people are up in arms.”...