Nine To Noon for Tuesday 17 August 2010
09:05 Compulsory retirement savings
How to fund retirement income and improve the country's poor savings record - compulsory super is back on the cards. John Shewan, Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers and member of the Tax Working Group; Diana Crossan, Retirement Commissioner; and Angela Foulkes, former chair of the Superannuation Taskforce.
09:20 Does television cater for older viewers?
Are older TV viewers being left out in the cold by the mainstream channels as they chase younger viewers? We look at whether TV1 in particular has changed its focus - and where this leaves it's traditional viewers.
Karen Bieleski, Sky TV Head of General Entertainment and Prime; Michael Carney, Marketing expert; Andrew Shaw, TVNZ's General Manager of Commissioning, Production and Acquisition; and Dave Gibson, Television producer, Head of Production house, Gibson Group.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Georgia Miller - Nanotechnology
Georgia Miller - Coordinator of the Friends of the Earth Nanotechnology Project.
Georgia is speaking in Christchurch on 9 September and as part of a series of nano-related events, including a play and art show. Details at www.canterbury.ac.nz/nanoevents.
10:30 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
American Subversive by David Goodwillie
Published by Simon & Schuster
Malcolm and Juliet by Bernard Beckett
Sex was a late-comer to the party of Malcolm's life, and when it did arrive, it wasn't dressed up in any of the usual guises (Part 12 of 15)
11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram
Government moves to involve the private sector in big projects.
11:30 Geoff Walker - Publishing
Geoff Walker, out-going director of publishing at Penguin Publishers. The publishing world has changed dramatically over the past quarter of a century, with Penguin not escaping contemporary plagiarism controversies and facing the challenges of the digital age and e-books. Geoff Walker discusses his 25 years in publishing and provides a few tips for aspiring authors.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch looks at the reporting of suicide