Media Take

Media Take aims to enlighten the audience about the politics of decision making in the media, and the motivations which can determine why some important issues are ignored or only given a small amount of coverage. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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Media Take, Series 4 Episode 1

Hosted by Russell Brown and Toi Iti, Media Take returns for another season of media commentary, bringing a bi-cultural focus while questioning the gatekeepers of NZ media. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 12 - Open Floor

Media Take aims to enlighten the audience about the politics of decision making in the media, and the motivations which can determine why some important issues are ignored or only given a small amount of coverage. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4, Episode 8 - Open Floor

This week on Media Take we are looking at Australia. We discuss Government policy changes and how New Zealanders are being affected with politician Louisa Wall, founder of The Daily Blog Martyn (Bomber) Bradbury and Broadcaster Alison Mau. Business journalist Rod Oram talks to us about the pressures on local journalists from their Australian bosses. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 9 - Open Floor

Co-author of the book 'Hit & Run' Jon Stephenson talks about the lack of media analysis of his book with Dr Maria Armoudian from the University of Auckland. We speak about compassion fatigue in the media and why we become desensitised by real life important issues in the news with Broadcaster Miriama Kamo, Director of ActionStation, Marianne Elliott and Senior Journalist from Te Karere Rīpeka Timutimu. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 7 – Open Floor

This week on our Open Floor we discuss institutional racism in the media and its effects with journalists Joel Maxwell and Aaron Small. We also discuss LGBT in the media with editor of GayNZ.com Jay Bennie, graphic designer for Express magazing Zakk d'Larte, broadcaster Mike Puru and journalist for tranzspotting blog, Six. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 1 - Extended

Hosted by Russell Brown and Toi Iti, Media Take returns for another season of media commentary, bringing a bi-cultural focus while questioning the gatekeepers of NZ media. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 1 - Open Floor

In our Open Floor of Media Take, we answer questions from our studio audience with broadcaster and political commentator Willie Jackson, co-Founder of Newsroom Tim Murphy and editor of The Spinoff Auckland Simon Wilson.Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 2

Hosted by Russell Brown and Toi Iti, Media Take returns for another season of media commentary, bringing a bi-cultural focus while questioning the gatekeepers of NZ media. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Media Take, Series 4 Episode 2 - Extended

Hosted by Russell Brown and Toi Iti, Media Take returns for another season of media commentary, bringing a bi-cultural focus while questioning the gatekeepers of NZ media. Made with the support of NZ On Air.