20 Sep 2017

Bookmarks with James Hollings

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:20 pm on 20 September 2017
James Hollings outside the hangman's house in Thorndon, Wellington

James Hollings outside the hangman's house in Thorndon, Wellington Photo: RNZ/Jeremy Rose

Our bookmarks guest today is a senior journalism lecturer and former newspaper and radio journalist, and the co-founder of the New Zealand centre for investigative journalism.

Dr James Hollings is the editor of the recently released book, A Moral Truth - 150 years of investigative journalism in New Zealand

His doctoral dissertation was on the decision-making process of reluctant witnesses, and he has published on the characteristics and attitudes of New Zealand journalists, media reporting of suicide, disaster reporting and the practice of investigative journalism.

He talks about journalism in New Zealand and shares his favourite music, books, poetry and films.

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