Mediawatch

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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.