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Mediawatch for 17 August 2014 ( 34′ 49″ )
On Mediawatch this week - warnings for the media from Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics; plus the reporting of Robin Williams' death. And we hear from Radio New Zealand's outgoing head of news on why he's going, where news is heading, and the story of an embarrassing editorial error.
Mediawatch for 10 August 2014 ( 30′ 25″ )
New boss for a big broadcaster; a celebrity tragedy; two documentaries on climate change that the main media wouldn't make; the plan for a single audiovisual archive.
Mediawatch for 3 August 2014 ( 31′ 5″ )
Coverage of the Gaza crisis stirs strong emotions - and the battle for hearts and minds; an outbreak of ebola alarmism; as publishers ponder making us pay for online news, how much will we part with - and what will we pay for?
Mediawatch for 27 July 2014 ( 30′ 57″ )
Reporting the MH 17 disaster; how the media handle gruesome details and images in an era of instant transmission; should reporters fear surveillance and snooping, and how can they protect themselves and keep sources secret?
Mediawatch for 20 July 2014 ( 33′ 48″ )
World Cup breaks records and startles reporters; Sky TV's boss on past success and future digital challenges; investigators advising our investigative journalists.
Mediawatch for 13 July 2014 ( 30′ 31″ )
The trial of Rolf Harris; how TV handled two victims of alleged sexual assault; the World Cup and the market for TV sports rights; pre-election claims of media bias, a paper changes tack on tax.
Mediawatch for 6 July 2014 ( 30′ 35″ )
The diplomatic immunity drama; changes at RNZ on air and behind the scenes; a confusing picture of peace at Auckland's port; claims of a gag on Teina Pora, and; politicians using bad words.
Mediawatch Extra July 2014 ( 39′ 3″ )
The online-only companion to Mediawatch devoted to your queries and comments. This month: complaints about coverage of Donghua Liu's donations; how a long-haired schoolboy squabble ended up in the news; woman presenters copping unfair flak; a taxpayer funded TV history of sex; mistakes made by mis-hearing reporters.
Mediawatch for 29 June 2014 ( 30′ 25″ )
The PM in the US; overwrought reporting of Labour's 'donation nightmare'; radio kills the video star with a new TV channel; the phone hacking trial in Murdoch's press; some overcooked Sunday paper stories.
Mediawatch for 22 June 2014 ( 30′ 34″ )
The media frenzy around David Cunliffe; the fight for hearts and minds over funding a tilt at the Americas Cup; a magazine poll on trust falls flat and a British invader in Australia's media market.
Mediawatch for 15 June 2014 ( 31′ 19″ )
Media reaction to the downfall of John Banks; public funding for a satirical political party; World Cup scandals create an epic PR disaster; verdicts on Maori TV's mis-spending scoop and how the PM's people gave the media a heads-up by mistake.
Mediawatch for 8 June 2014 ( 30′ 38″ )
A Campbell crusade to take the All Blacks to Samoa; do media campaigns create real pressure or just noise?; a literary mystery and other strange kiwi stories from London; Stephen Hawking's publicity stunt.
Mediawatch for 1 June 2014 ( 30′ 33″ )
An ill-timed airing of earwax on TV; another image that prompted TV3 to say sorry; a dramatised history which might be easy to miss on screen; a startling tax stat challenged; wrong words on the radio.
Mediawatch for 25 May 2014 ( 30′ 28″ )
The match-fixing scandal erupts in the media - and the unmasking of Player X; an award-winning writer brings journalists and newsmakers together; opening up TV archives to give taxpayers a fair suck of the sav.
Mediawatch Extra May 2014 ( 43′ 49″ )
The online-only companion to Mediawatch devoted to your queries and comments. This month: coverage of Kiwis killed overseas; budget coverage gripes; tricky left and right labels; hounding under-fire ministers; synthetic drug stories missing the point; aggressive interviews; climate campaigners ignored; our stuff-ups and spoilers.