The blogosphere may have got away with broadcasting the TVNZ Sumonovich scampi tapes last weekend, but TVNZ and APN are still in bother.
The $30 million defamation case came before the courts today and made a small step forward on procedural matters.
And with Winston Peters also playing a role in this, it all adds to the corruption at the heart of Helengrad.
Here's what Whale Oil says on the matter:
The fact remains, that there are serious allegations of bribery, corruption and lying to a parliamentary select committee. For these allegations to go unchecked is a travesty against our democracy. It tells people that our parliamentary processes are possibly corrupt and able to be bought by big business.