Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:12:00 +1300TVNZ's new prime-time programme all about money is bankrolled by a big bank - and it has a host who helps out the broadcaster with its marketing. So is it all one big ad - or just another way to make a show?
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:11:00 +1300News of the Cadbury factory's closure came as a big blow in Dunedin this week - especially for the hundreds of people their likely to lose their jobs. But they weren't able to tell the media how they felt about it.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:10:00 +1300Sam Irvine is a low-profile boss in the high-profile business of TV. Over the past decade at Freeview, he has overseen the digital transition of free-to-air television. Mediawatch asks if it has delivered for viewers, and what will come next.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:07:00 +1300Sky TV and Duco Events prosecuted people for illegally streaming their live boxing bouts last year. In Australia, they’ve taken a more direct approach to dealing with those who don’t pay-per-view.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:30:00 +1300Big bank bankrolls big new Latta money show; closing down Cadbury's bad news; ten years of Freeview - and its future; knocking out the streamers Aussie-style
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:11:00 +1300Pundits have predicted the media shut-out at Te Tii marae - and politicians pulling out - might mean the end of Waitangi Day as we know it. But will the media simply follow the leader next year?
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:10:00 +1300Minor political parties’ policies on broadcasting rarely make headlines, but newcomer Gareth Morgan got the media’s attention this week with his proposal to get rid of state-owned broadcasters.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:09:00 +1300NZ On Air funding is now available for online outlets to make documentaries. Jeremy Rose looks at the first major documentary paid for with the public purse.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:07:00 +1300The media rolled out the red carpet for idiosyncratic CNN business presenter Richard Quest during a flying visit this week. No-one would have been more pleased than the airline which flew him here. [Topics] media, business [Tags] Richard Quest, Tack Tame, breakfast, Mike Hosking, CNN, Newstalk ZB.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:06:00 +1300Waitangi: more than just 'media vs marae; political play to get state out of broadcasting; Discount doco breaks ground online; Star presenter's flying visit and fawning fans.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 09:11:00 +1300Dealing with the media will be a big part of Bill English's job in election year. Mediawatch looks at the curly questions from the media that brought his short political honeymoon to an abrupt end.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 09:10:00 +1300PM's honeymoon cut short; who killed the Sevens?; Up against the Great Firewall of China; overestimating our appetite for ice cream
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 09:09:00 +1300"Who killed the Sevens?" asked the media when crowds fell to unsustainable levels in Wellington last weekend. Some said it was the drunks, some blamed the wowsers. And some said the media must look at itself.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 09:08:00 +1300How can news be controlled with more than 600 million citizens of mainland China now online? A veteran journalist and media freedom advocate in neighbouring Hong Kong tells Mediawatch about working with - and around - the Great Firewall of China.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 09:07:00 +1300Plenty of people like ice cream - especially if it’s free. But lately, the media have overestimated our appetite for sickly sweet stories about it.
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:11:00 +1300The media and Donald Trump got off on the wrong foot in week 1 of his presidency. How will they respond to his 'declaration of war'?
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:10:00 +1300Donald Trump's staff put "alternative facts" into the headlines lately, but Mediawatch found plenty of other stories in the news this summer that didn't stack up.
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:10:00 +1300Trump and media draw battle lines; no shortage of summer silly season fake news; trans-Tasman films on demand
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:09:00 +1300A new service offering only Australian-made films launched with a patriotic hiss and a roar on Australia Day this week. We already have such a service for Kiwi films - but who knew?