9:12 AM.The media are preparing to mark the fifth anniversary of the earthquake which killed 185 people in Christchurch. But were they ready when the earth shook again on a sunny summer Sunday?
9:11 AM.Contrasting coverage of an outdoor event in Christchurch, organised by an offshoot of the local paper's publisher.
9:10 AM.Most media bosses still say newspapers won't die during their lifetime, but do recent events mean it is time to reconsider? Mediawatch asks a former editor startled by slow sales at his local dairy just how long they will last here.
9:09 AM.The media seem to like stories about nudists, but are they really newsworthy?
9:06 AM.Coverage of Christchurch's quake on a sunny summer Sunday; noodle confusion; shock of the nude; is the writing on the wall for our printed papers?
9:11 AM.An article about a local controversy in a local magazine puzzled readers in Nelson recently - until the local paper swiftly solved 'the mystery of the spy's byline'.
9:11 AM.Mediawatch speaks to Mana Magazine editor Leonie Hayden and asks whether coverage of last week's Waitangi commemorations were all squeak and no Maori analysis?
9:11 AM.A Tinker, Tailor, Soldier… Journalist saga that has some Nelsonians questioning the ethics of pseudonyms. Kiwi photographer Amos Chapple on drone photography and landing a job at Radio Free Europe; and was the coverage of Waitangi commemorations all squeak and no Maori analysis. Produced and presented by Jeremy Rose and Colin Peacock
9:10 AM.Making a living as a photographer is tougher than ever now that more people than can shoot high-quality images. Mediawatch meets Amos Chapple, a New Zealander who has made a name for himself overseas by getting ahead of the technological curve.
9:11 AM.The protests on the day the TPP was signed in Auckland attracted comprehensive live multi-media coverage, allowing many demonstrators to speak in their own words to the a national audience. But the impact on Auckland traffic seemed to pre-occupy some broadcasters later.
9:10 AM.Among the many concerns about the TPP raised this past week was copyright. But while the media focused on the income from Lorde's albums and
9:09 AM.Websites offering popular news for free are pulling in more and more people, and attracting advertising income which once covered the costs of quality journalism. Mediawatch asks a former boss of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspapers if clickbait is here to stay, and if established news media can survive without it.
9:08 AM.One cafe in Canterbury recently spurned trim milk for its coffee, sparking a media frenzy one paper called "the great New Zealand coffee debate". But it was really just another case of harvesting social media for stoires to get people talking and clicking.
9:06 AM.TPP protests in the spotlight; copyright concerns for the media; the rising tide of clickbait; milking a story sparked by social media.
9:10 AM.When the phone-hacking scandal in the UK was at its height three years ago, media mogul Rupert Murdoch put a New Zealander in charge of his newspapers there. Mediawatch asks Mike Darcey how he dealt with the fallout, and if all the anguish, inquiries and trials have actually changed anything.