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Alms race

9:11 AM.The national media usually have little interest in local election issues, but it was a different story with banning beggars from big city streets recently. Mediawatch looks at how it hit the headlines - and why Donald Trump might be one reason for that.

More awkward questions - and the future of big leaks

9:10 AM.Stories sparked by the Panama Papers keep on coming. Will they encourage more leaks? Or are people with things to hide now wise to the risks?

Mediawatch for 17 April 2016

9:10 AM.Local bids to ban begging make national news; more awkward questions about The Panama Papers - and the future of big leaks; a celebrity sex scandal overseas sparks a legal and ethical quandary here.

A celebrity sex scoop - and a legal ethical quandary

9:08 AM.When a court injunction prevented English and Welsh media from publishing a celebrity sex story, it didn't stop media in some other countries naming names. New Zealand outlets were left wondering whether they could - or should - follow suit.

 

In and out of the loop on the biggest leak ever

9:12 AM.It was the biggest ever leak of newsworthy information and the biggest ever collaboration between media organisation for a single investigation - but the New Zealand media were out of the loop on the publication of The Panama Papers.

Walk away - there's nothing new here

9:11 AM.Startling stories saying rugby is on the wane appeared in the news this week. But was this really news?

On the air - on the sly

9:10 AM.Was it just a bit of fun or fundamentally wrong when one wound-up mum wound up on the air this week after calling in to complain?

Harvesting the clicks from Paul Henry’s peeking

9:09 AM.Broadcaster Paul Henry was irritated by the media seizing on off-colour on-air comments he'd made this week about his co-host. It wasn't the first time though, and his own show draws attention to them to boost its social media profile. 

Mediawatch for 10 April 2016

9:06 AM.In and out of the loop on The Panama Papers; walking all over rugby; DJs dupe a sports star's mum on the radio; harvesting clicks from Paul Henry's peeking.

Switzerland of the South?

9:11 AM.Mediawatch looks at two startling claims in a newspaper article last weekend about New Zealand's place in the troubled world of today.

Lifting the lid a little on PR's pull on journalism

9:10 AM.What you see in the media is often the result of public relations people and journalists co-operating but you wouldn't usually know it. Mediawatch looks at a recent exception and asks an expert in public relations and journalism where the balance of power now lies.  

Out from under the censors in Myanmar

9:09 AM.What is it like publishing newspapers when military censors call the shots? The editor of The Myanmar Times tells RNZ's Graeme Acton what a difference democracy makes.

Mediawatch for 3 April 2016

9:06 AM.Lifting the lid a little on PR's pull on journalists; out from under censorship in Myanmar; Switzerland of the South?; mixed messages on Boris.

The pitfalls of reporting terrorism

9:12 AM.Is it possible to report shocking attacks like those in Brussels properly without feeding the publicity needs of those who carry them out? How should media handle the output of propaganda from ISIS and its media-savvy allies? Mediawatch talks to a journalist wrestling with these issues.

RNZ sanctioned for anti-social social media messages

9:11 AM.The online news media regulator has ruled RNZ didn’t act quickly enough when unpleasant and extreme comments appeared on Facebook recently. When are the media responsible for bad things other people post on their online pages? 

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