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  • 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.

  • Mediawatch Extra December 2014 ( 46′ 09″ )

    The online-only companion to Mediawatch devoted to your queries and comments. This month: the return of Dirty Politics - and an Aussie view of the scandal; pundits aplenty on everything under the sun; grannies and granddads in the news; right and left labels; munted punters at the races; reaction to Maori TV's boss on Mediawatch; spoiling the spoilers; a fossilized dung query

  • Mediawatch for 7 December 2014 ( 30′ 33″ )

    What counts as news these days - and what's an ad; sponsored content sprouting online; the pros and cons of ultra-fast broadband, and; the danger of going down in history as heartless.

  • Mediawatch for 30 November 2014 ( 30′ 25″ )

    Has exposure defeated evasion, or has spin triumphed sunshine after two inquiries prompted by 'Dirty Politics'?; how the media seize on the age of people in their stories; a marathon media mishap.

  • Mediawatch for 23 November 2014 ( 30′ 34″ )

    A lack of facts in the scandal over sexism at CERA; scientist caught in a sexism 'shirtstorm'; the political song that was scuppered before the election; revealing research about the nation's advertising executives.

  • Mediawatch for 16 November 2014 ( 30′ 00″ )

    Media make a meal of munted punters at the races; reaction to new restrictions aimed at curbing IS extremism in New Zealand; Maori TV's chief executive on where he's taking the channel in its second decade on air; politicians and reporters' cosy relationships.

  • Mediawatch for 9 November 2014 ( 30′ 00″ )

    A conversation that wound up climate change campaigners and skeptics - and other contrary climate claims in the media; the complex deals done to get local shows on commercial TV; one man's mission to revive a long-lost quiz.

  • Mediawatch for 2 November 2014 ( 30′ 30″ )

    TVNZ farming out the making of its Maori programmes after more than 30 years making and screening them; NZME's Jane Hastings on the transformation of news and radio - and when we might have to pay for it; Press Council fees for digital media; a story of dodgy delivery.