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  • Mediawatch for 12 April 2015 ( 30′ 11″ )

    A turbulent week in broadcasting: the much-hyped launch of new Paul Henry news show; reports the end is nigh for John Campbell’s one; and three low key closures.

  • Mediawatch for 5 April 2015 ( 30′ 30″ )

    Inflation of a nation's expectation - then deflation: the media and the World Cup Final; long-serving reporter voices fears about journalism going digital, RWC TV update; seedy pursuit of 'sex romp woman'; a talkback shift from hell.

  • Mediawatch for 29 March 2015 ( 32′ 35″ )

    Black Caps bowl over the media - and what it might mean for the All Blacks on TV; Northland by-election campaign coverage; a change of direction at Fairfax Media; a fake breakdown that yielded a sweet treat.

  • Mediawatch for 22 March 2015 ( 30′ 39″ )

    The coverage of Cyclone Pam; X Factor judges driven out of the show after a media bullying backlash; one reporter taking a stand against spin; politics by numbers in front of the TV cameras.

  • Mediawatch for 15 March 2015 ( 31′ 32″ )

    How the media managed the 1080 scare; spying and surveillance revelations keep on coming - along with claims they're nothing new; Australian journalists resist data retention in the name of national security; how Maori TV handled unexpected criticism in one of their own broadcasts; an apology to grieving Trekkies.

  • Mediawatch Extra March 2015 ( 42′ 00″ )

    The online-only companion to Mediawatch devoted to your queries and comments. This month: privacy and prurience after a so-called sex romp; advertorials and sponsored content; a possible case of ANZAC fatigue on TV; angst over bogus balancing of climate change opinion; crowdsourcing successes and failures - and an apology to grieving fans of Star Trek.

  • Mediawatch for 8 March 2015 ( 34′ 44″ )

    Can the media claim any credit for the quashing of Teina Pora's conviction, and will they now let him live in peace; a convicted killer on a TV talent show was a great story for some media but not others, and more woe for an epic TV drama about Gallipoli.

  • Mediawatch for 1 March 2015 ( 31′ 35″ )

    Foreign drivers' crashes and courts cases hit the headlines; the fallout from a British journalist blowing the whistle on his own paper; the Video On Demand market here and across the Tasman; viewers desert Gallipoli; does the world's biggest broadcaster reckon Wellington's hot?

  • Mediawatch for 22 February 2015 ( 33′ 48″ )

    An unpaid bill ends a political honeymoon; online outlet Scoop offers itself to the public with crowd funding; 50 Shades dominates submissive media; efforts to push Jessie Ryder into the ring; Gallipoli's TV casualties.

  • Mediawatch for 15 February 2015 ( 33′ 51″ )

    The row over a public payout for Auckland's convention centre; investigating potential miscarriages of justice and claims of wrongful conviction; unbundling live sport at Sky TV; a paper not practicing what it preached on privacy

  • Mediawatch for 8 February 2015 ( 30′ 54″ )

    Screening the Rugby World Cup; Lydia Ko a no-go on screen - but number one in the news; clarification on Whanganui toddler coverage; the spread of the Christchurch 'sex romp' story; drama from Denmark is a hit here, but is our system serving us well?

  • Mediawatch for 1 February 2015 ( 33′ 14″ )

    Questions raised by the death of a child; controversy over Catton's critical comments; coverage of foreign fishing in our waters; more odd ointment advice.

  • Mediawatch for 25 January 2015 ( 30′ 47″ )

    Reaction to the Charlie Hebdo attack and what it might mean for media freedom; a confusing case of sponsored content; wet pants, unclaimed undies, bowel batteries - some stuff making news this summer when not much else was happening.

  • Mediawatch for 21 December 2014 ( 30′ 35″ )

    Coverage of the deadly siege in Sydney; Australia's last correspondent here heads for home; mean Mike mockery, and; a scandalous story - or just another election year smear?

  • Mediawatch for 14 December 2014 ( 30′ 30″ )

    Why some scientists fear speaking out in the media; scandal-tainted politicians in the papers last weekend; alone at the microphone with moody musicians.