Lately for Wednesday 4 December 2019
10:20 NZ's Race Relations Commissioner responds to the ODT's cartoon and a BSA decision
Protesters gathered outside the Otago Daily Times in Dunedin today to show their anger at a cartoon which poked fun at the measles epidemic in Samoa.
In response, the newspaper has announced it will not publish any work by cartoonist Garrick Tremain until a review of his future at the publication is complete.
Meng Foon - New Zealand's Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon joins Karyn to speak about the cartoon, as well the Broadcasting Standards Authority's decision not to uphold a complaint against Sky Sport which it has called casual anti-semitism.
10:45 Midweek Mediawatch: compassionate coverage of Samoa's crisis contrasts with one crass cartoon
Mediawatch's weekly catch-up with Lately. Colin Peacock talks to Karyn Hay about BoJo's no-shows in the UK; Air NZ's 'expert trolling,' casual racism forgiven - and how compassionate coverage of Samoa's crisis contrasted with one crass cartoon.