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Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.

Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.
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Wellington, New Zealand

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Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.

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English


Episodes

Mediawatch for 19 November 2017

11/18/2017
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Winston Peters' pursuit of Super story sources; the rise of Creative Commons; the view from Peru.

Duration: 00:31:31


Peters' pursuit of Super story sources rings alarm bells

11/18/2017
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Winston Peters has targeted two journalists in his legal action over the leak of his super-sized superannuation, alarming media freedom advocates.

Duration: 00:10:13


A creative solution to a common digital problem

11/18/2017
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More than a billion original works are now available to anyone to use thanks to Creative Commons, a global movement dedicated to legal online sharing. Mediawatch asks its global leader: is this boosting the media - or undermining them?

Duration: 00:11:18


The view from Peru

11/18/2017
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Fans of Peru impressed our media and had some sports pundits pondering why our fans are so staid by comparison. What did the media in faraway Peru make of us in the week of the do-or-die World Cup football playoffs?

Duration: 00:13:49


Reconsidering the rights and wrongs of copying

11/11/2017
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An original work can now be copied and shared with anyone online in a matter of moments - thanks to the internet and digital technology. But that wasn't the case when our main copyright law was written 23 years ago. Mediawatch looks at what's at stake now the law is up for review.

Duration: 00:27:06


Dead kiwi cat goes global

11/11/2017
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Comedian Billy Connolly once joked that a cat stuck in a tree could make the headlines in New Zealand. This week a Kiwi cat killed by a car made news around the world.

Duration: 00:05:26


Turning a fan’s passion into a modern media business

11/11/2017
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Andrew Mangan started a blog about English football team Arsenal 15 years ago. Now it’s a go-to source for scoops about the club and a thriving small business hosting one of the longest-running sports podcasts anywhere in the world. Why do we have nothing like it yet in New Zealand?

Duration: 00:13:11


Mediawatch for 5 November 2017

11/4/2017
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Downsizing your daily paper; if you can't beat them, join them - TV broadcasters adapt to ondemand; more moves to get Te Reo on TV.

Duration: 00:31:41


Downsizing your daily papers

11/4/2017
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Fairfax Media is planning to shrink its daily papers around the country to a tabloid - or ‘compact’ - size next year. Why? And how will it change what’s on the pages? Mediawatch asks Fairfax Media CEO Sinead Boucher.

Duration: 00:08:54


Broadcasters tuning out of television

11/4/2017
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You can now get the shows you want from our biggest TV broadcasters without tuning in to them - or even owning a TV set. This week's All Blacks games are available live - and legal - online without a subscription to Sky Sports. What does the rise of TV on-demand mean for broadcast television as we know it?

Duration: 00:19:41


New government, new plans for broadcasting

10/28/2017
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The three parties now in our government went into the election with different ideas for broadcasting and the media. Mediawatch asks the new minister Clare Curran: what’s the plan now?

Duration: 00:19:12


The waiting was the hardest part

10/21/2017
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The politicians who negotiated our new government were pursued by a press pack in parliament all through the process. Why did reporters spend draining days following their every move?

Duration: 00:25:27


More te reo Māori in the mix on TV

10/21/2017
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Publicly-funded programmes incorporating te reo Māori are now airing on TVNZ, including one that stars a new MP who made his name on the small screen.

Duration: 00:08:42


Down with the kids?

10/21/2017
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Freestyle rap on Morning Report? Power pop on Newstalk ZB? It can be refreshing when old school talk radio airs a bit of cutting edge music. But it can also go wrong . . .

Duration: 00:04:06


Mediawatch for 22 October 2017

10/21/2017
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How decision day unfolded in the media - and how the press pack pursued the politicians; more Te Reo in the mix on TV; how hip hop and power pop don't always mix with talk radio.

Duration: 00:34:38


Mediawatch for 15 October 2017

10/14/2017
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Twitter turns toxic for two big-name broadcasters; reporting the anti-terror raids ten years on; sports stars taking a stand under the media spotlight.

Duration: 00:31:42


Turning away from toxic Twitter

10/14/2017
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Broadcaster Duncan Garner has quit Twitter after a newspaper column on immigration sparked online outrage and abuse. Sean Plunket also stepped away from Twitter and then stepped down from the broadcasting watchdog this week in the wake of his own social media storm. He tells Mediawatch Twitter brings out the worst in people - including himself.

Duration: 00:18:47


The fallout from reporting the raids ten years on

10/14/2017
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The police, politicians and people caught up in the anti-terror raids ten years ago all felt the fallout from them. So did the media, criticised for amplifying fears of terrorism and accused of jeopardising justice.

Duration: 00:05:18


Turning up the noise on an unlikely 'teal deal'

10/7/2017
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The leftfield idea of a National-Green coalition made many headlines this week, even though political reporters and pundits insisted it was never going to fly- referencing Rosa Parks and The Sex Pistols in the process. ​

Duration: 00:10:39


Sport on screen suddenly back on the agenda

10/7/2017
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As reporters tried in vain to work out which way Winston was leaning and what he wants from political partners, the issue of sport on TV suddenly appeared on the agenda again.

Duration: 00:07:11

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