BBC story about honey

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The BBC always write well researched and presented stories, unlike the poorly written stories in the NZ media
It presents evidence that all honeys contain health properties, not just Manuka, which informed beekeepers have always known
 

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The BBC always write well researched and presented stories, unlike the poorly written stories in the NZ media
This is possibly because of UK's much larger population/funding base, they can afford to pay a good salary to keep competent keen people. Unlike anyone trying to make a living out of NZ's 5million whingers.
 
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Comvita partners with for the love of bees to supercharge sustainability projects.
A lovely piece of feel good marketing bumf with no mention of the half million too many hives that now inhabit New Zealand or that comvita import royal jelly and propolis into New Zealand and the effect that has on New Zealand beekeepers.
At the bottom of the stuff article there is a begging letter to help fund stuff. It starts with.
Business coverage like this doesn't write itself.
The sad reality in New Zealand now is that business coverage like this is written by marketers promoting their own companies and agendas and is often just printed word for word with little or no journalistic input.
 

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he sad reality in New Zealand now is that business coverage like this is written by marketers promoting their own companies and agendas and is often just printed word for word with little or no journalistic input.
Because we get it for free yet somehow the writers need paying.
 


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