19 Feb 2016

Best Of The Week - 19 February 2016

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 19 February 2016

Highlights from RNZ National's programmes for the week ending Friday 19 February. This week..... Just how does newspaper coverage of politicians affect the way we think about them? a look at the impact of US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spending and tax proposals on the American economy, it's been held up for decades as a story of ecocide, so what really happened on Easter Island? why do we sigh 12 times per hour on average? making a living as a news photographer is tougher than ever, we hear from one of the lucky ones, feminist blogger Deborah Russell on flirting, harassment and sexual assault, one of Christchurch's best loved arts venues reopens its doors to the public five years after the big quake, the President of Kiribati talks about the Paris agreement to keep global temperature rise under two degrees, a visit the Lead Foot festival and the Spectrum documentary team go behind bars.

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