19 Aug 2020

Midweek Media Watch with Hayden Donnell

From Lately, 10:40 pm on 19 August 2020

This week Hayden speaks with Karyn about the backlash to the media's questioning of Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield.

Hayden also discovers an obituary in stuff for a former SS officer, and he gives a shout out to David Farrier's blog Webworm, asking whether or not newsrooms struggle to invest adequate resources into investigating and debunking online misinformation.

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 19: Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield speaks to media during a press conference at Parliament on May 19, 2020 in Wellington, New Zealand.

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