9:06 am Sunday 27 April: Mediawatch
Mediawatch asks if the media coverage of controversial legal highs is sorting the facts from the fiction – or leaving us all dazed and confused. Also: how a political policy on burglary got stolen; and some pitfalls for radio hosts.
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Mediawatch for 15 September 2013 ( 36′ 52″ )
Will publishers' 'content partnerships' with advertisers mean more ads dressed up as news in our papers?; contrary claims about life in North Korea; an Australian service pointing out political 'pants on fire'
Mediawatch for 8 September 2013 ( 35′ 26″ )
TVNZ's deal with Sky City; the media influence on Labour's leadership contest; supporting freelance reporters in conflict hotspots; some surprising decisions on documentaries.
Mediawatch for 1 September 2013 ( 35′ 36″ )
The risks and rewards for freelance journalists reporting from war-torn Syria; the media picking Labour's next leader - even though candidates have barely begun their campaigns; a little local election difficulty in Hawke's Bay; and is TICS the new GCSB?
Mediawatch for 25 August 2013 ( 35′ 3″ )
Were the media up to speed on the on the controversial GCSB legislation passed in Parliament this week?; the BBC's top world news correspondent; and new moves from publishers to help companies get their message across to the public.
Mediawatch for 18 August 2013 ( 35′ 26″ )
Coverage of the quakes that shook central NZ; TV3 tests the PM's claim that we're interested in snapper, not spying, and; a political pundit ponders what sort of watchdogs the media make today.
Mediawatch for 11 August 2013 ( 35′ 29″ )
Coverage of the fallout from Fonterra's contamination crisis, film finance figures which didn't make the cut in the news, commercial media monitoring in the digital age and Dr Who hype.
Mediawatch Extra for August 2013 ( 46′ )
The Mediawatch team runs through recent queries and comment from listeners. This month: snooping on journalists; journalists on junkets; royal baby reaction; respect for letter writers; rumours of a banned boffin; margarine myth-busting.
Mediawatch for 4 August 2013 ( 35′ 27″ )
Are recent revelations about New Zealand journalists under surveillance signs of a state that hates the Fourth Estate? Does the media have their own staff under surveillance and TVNZ closes the last of its digital channels.
Mediawatch for 28 July 2013 ( 37′ 53″ )
A survey suggesting we don't trust our media, the scary but spiritual moment when the big quake hit last weekend, the wall-to-wall coverage of the birth of a new prince, how a TV talent show trumped several other stories in the news and the weird world of reporting conflicts which don't actually exist.
Mediawatch for 21 July 2013 ( 35′ 24″ )
An extraordinary court case pitting a journalist against the armed forces; foreign spellings online; a yarn from the archives showing snooping on phone calls is nothing new.
Mediawatch for 14 July 2013 ( 35′ 18″ )
Sexism at Wimbledon; a premature prediction of a political coup; the media's role in rolling an Aussie leader, and; fears and hopes for the future of in-depth journalism in the digital age.
Mediawatch for 7 July 2013 ( 35′ 20″ )
Mediawatch looks at how there's lots in the media about exotic destinations, air travel and flash cars because travel agents, airlines and car-makers cover the costs. But do the pipers paying the bills also call the tune? Also on Mediawatch: Fact and fiction in the ongoing GCSB saga; and startling stats that overstated our appetite for takeaways.
Mediawatch for 30 June 2013 ( 36′ 8″ )
The media focus on Nelson Mandela; a new free-to-air TV sports channel and new competitors for Sky TV - but do they really change the game for sport on TV?; political kingmaking in the media at a time of anxiety about espionage.
Mediawatch for 23 June 2013 ( 35′ 29″ )
Sizing up the 'polar blast'; Mediaworks calls in the receivers; Sky outbid for soccer; the end of the line for Truth - and a look back at its past; a reporter responds to controversial claims about women in political journalism.
Mediawatch Extra for June 2013 ( 41′ 17″ )
The Mediawatch team runs through listeners' queries and comments and updates recent stories from the programme. This month: The cartoon controversy; fact and opinion in political reporting; the death of diversity in Dunedin; birdcall bungle slapdown; Morning Report's blast form the past; too many species of kiwi; charitable companies; the return of the Tsar; hammering Hanmer pronunciation.