Lately for Wednesday 14 August 2019
10:20 Accused mosque gunman's prison letter on 4chan
The Corrections Department has admitted it should not have let the man accused of the Christchurch massacre send a six page letter from prison that has been posted on the 4chan website.
In a statement, Corrections minister Kelvin Davis said Corrections should not have allowed the letter to be sent, and the Government is looking into whether a law change is needed to prevent such a mistake happening again.
Researcher Ben Elley is writing his PhD on alt-right terror tactics and he speaks with Karyn Hay about online extremism.
10.30 Lately Book Club: The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne
The newspaper headline reads: "How I went from corporate lawyer to sleeping rough" with the image of author Russell Hodge below it and the memoir he's just released "The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne".
Hodge slept on the streets in Sydney after studying philosophy in Paris. He speaks with Karyn from Sydney about what happened next.
10.45 Midweek Media Watch: Mergers, empty chairs and colossal corrections
Mediawatch's Colin Peacock talks to Karyn Hay with midweek insights about colossal corrections undermining an article, airing the ethics of the empty chair, the Rich List's rich pickings for more lists, more ministerial manoeuvres on public media funding.