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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.
Mediawatch for 26 October 2014 ( 30′ 36″ )
Panic over property prices and rising rates in Auckland; political ploys with the Official Information Act - and what a review of compliance might uncover; changes at NZ's biggest radio and newspaper company NZME.
Mediawatch for 19 October 2014 ( 30′ 25″ )
The ISIS crisis and tightening of anti-terrorism laws; PR people review their reputation and a mysterious new media name.
Mediawatch for 12 October 2014 ( 30′ 26″ )
Auckland's electricity outage sparks strange responses; journalists and authors striving to keep their sources secret; new Australian anti-terror law worries the media; no such thing as a free lunch?
Mediawatch for 5 October 2014 ( 30′ 23″ )
Turning Labour's leadership crisis into a drama; trust ownership for the media - and the launch of NZME; the 'Planet Key' problem - and new legal backup for satire and parody in the UK.
Mediawatch for 28 September 2014 ( 32′ 55″ )
Australian anti-terror raids; bloodthirsty coverage of the Labour leadership; the Fijian election and media freedom, and; Glenn Greenwald and his billionaire backer.