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Mediawatch for 28 April 2013 ( 35′ 29″ )
Digital TV Switchover in the South Island - and the prospects for local broadcasters; lots of heat about racism - but little light, and; a sense of humour failure over satire.
Mediawatch Extra for April 2013 ( 44′ 50″ )
The Mediawatch team runs through listeners' queries and comments and updates recent stories from the programme. This month: politicians and public servants failing to front up; BBC news drops off TV One; TV3's 'The Vote'; weather service rivalry; the proposed one-stop regulation shop; Nicky Hager on the response to media lifting the lid on secrecy; trying to be nice; getting adjectives right; the final word on marmite.
Mediawatch for 21 April 2013 ( 35′ 30″ )
A talkback host and prospective politician who tried to turn the tables on a reporter; a new online initiative aiming to hook creative kids; Australians on the downside of non-stop coverage of politics.
Mediawatch for 14 April 2013 ( 34′ 33″ )
A confusing front-page story about 'offender-friendly justice'; confusing front-page ads; a global scoop on international tax havens - and Nicky Hager on the pros and cons of leaks; an underwhelming undercover investigation into modelling.
Mediawatch for 7 April 2013 ( 34′ 49″ )
Brainfades and knuckleheads - the PM and media trade barbs; coverage of Iraq 10 years on - and Afghanistan; a global news service reporting news under the western world's radar; the Broadcasting Minister's rough ride on the radio; a startling slot on a new youth TV show.
Mediawatch for 31 March 2013 ( 37′ 34″ )
Why are the media here welcoming a one-stop shop to hold them all accountable, while overseas attempts to impose beefed-up watchdogs have caused a huge fuss? Mediawatch also look at how the media marked 10 years since the start of war in Iraq, why BBC TV news is vanishing for free-to-air viewers, and some recent stories which mixed fact and fiction. Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
Mediawatch for 24 March 2013 ( 35′ 40″ )
Mediawatch talks to a boss from the BBC about a major shake-up of its international news. Could cashing in on its global appeal put its reputation at risk? Mediawatch also looks at how pre-emptive public relations are taking effect in our media, a PR blunder pushing a 'sick' new idea, and how the media went over the top overseas over the prospect of beefed-up media watchdogs.
Mediawatch for 17 March 2013 ( 35′ 33″ )
Startling reports of deaths in the news - and the actual risks we face; a new business turns food freebies into free publicity; yet more marmite media madness; investigative reporting in the US - and some pointers for NZ; a mysterious new TV sports channel.
Mediawatch for 10 March 2013 ( 35′ 42″ )
Is Maori TV trying to monopolise major events?; TV3's new current afffairs show - and Anna Guy's starring role; a fresh push for more local programmes for children.
Mediawatch for 3 March 2013 ( 35′ 23″ )
Being fast - but wrong; The Hobbit hits the headlines again; reform of the Official Information Act; reporting the victim of a viral video; why a deadly conflict nearby is scarcely mentioned in our media.
Mediawatch for 24 February 2013 ( 37′ 45″ )
Slavery at sea - but not in the news; recycled rancour on the 'plastic princess'; upheaval at a big paper publisher; strange comments on our ethnic relations; why are broadcasters bothered about Twitter and Facebook?
Mediawatch for 17 February 2013 ( 35′ 13″ )
One MP's controversial comments - outrageous outburst or journalists' joke?; broadcasters band together to create a brand new watchdog; plug pulled on TV awards and are startling stories about wild weather misleading us?
Mediawatch Extra for February 2013 ( 40′ 33″ )
The Mediawatch team runs through listeners' queries and comments and updates recent stories from the programme. There are responses to the coverage of the death of Sir Paul Holmes; reaction to reports of Gareth Morgan's cat campaign; the rocky start for Seven Sharp; anger over Igloo; Aussie papers outsourced here; Dick Smith's latest patriotic provocation; a green light for 'Beast of Blenheim', time to reclaim the Nerd?
Mediawatch for 10 February 2013 ( 37′ 56″ )
Blunt assessments of Seven Sharp; Maori TV's new news boss; a voicemail gone viral makes national news; how PR people misread the Novopay nightmare; can new ways of backing US journalism work here?
Mediawatch for 3 February 2013 ( 35′ 24″ )
The media's long goodbye to Sir Paul Holmes and the thoughts of a former colleague; Gareth Morgan on copping flak from cat lovers and football fans - and how he gets issues into the media and; knock-backs for news in Auckland.