Nine to Noon on Wednesday 27 August 2008

9:05 What is the future for many of New Zealand's newspapers?

Fairfax has announced 550 jobs will go on both sides of the Tasman - 160 of them in New Zealand.

Kathryn speaks to Chris Warren from the union representing Australian Journalists, as well as Joan Withers, the chief executive of Fairfax New Zealand, and Jim Tucker, the head of Journalism at Whitirea Polytechnic

9:30 The latest on the Winston Peters Owen Glenn saga

Radio New Zealand Political Editor Brent Edwards joins us

9:40 Just how many New Zealander's have gone missing without a trace?

The police believe they now have a pretty accurate tally of the number of people whose disappeance remains unexplained. It is a year since a new alert system was established, meaning officers nationwide could tap in, and get a range of accurate information of missing people.

To bring us up to date with people who have worried loved ones waiting to hear of their fate ... the officer in charge of the Missing Persons Unit, Detective Sergeant Liam Clinton joins the programme.

9:45 Australia Correspondent Paul Barclay

10:05 Scottish ancestral links to Multiple Sclerosis

Elizabeth Quigley, Political correspondent in Scotland who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 8 years ago. She has investigated why those of Scottish heritage have such high rates of M.S.

10:45 Book reading: Wrestling with God by Lloyd Geering

Episode 6 of 12

10:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week: Glen Campbell

Tracks featured:

Guess I'm Dumb
From the 1965 single

Gentle On My Mind - Glen Campbell and John Hartford
From the 1969 TV show The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour

Wichita Lineman
from the 1968 album Wichita Lineman

From the 2008 album Meet Glen Campbell

11:30 Legal Commentator Jonathan Krebs

11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett