Nine To Noon for Thursday 1 August 2013
09:05 Quality of aged care in the spotlight after Wellington rest home complaint
Ryman Healthcare and the Health and Disability Commissioner are investigating a complaint by Susan Christian that her mother was found covered in her own faeces three times since the start of June at its Malvina Major Retirement Village hospital.
Susan Christian; Chrissy Severensen, Massey University School of Health and Social Services lecturer; and Martin Taylor, Aged Care Association CEO.
09:30 Media freedom - the monitoring of journalists calls
Bob Dietz, Asia Program Coordinator for the Committee to Protect Journalists.
09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie
10:05 Feature guest: Brene Brown - Courage and Vulnerability
Brene Brown is an American scholar, author, and public speaker, who is currently a research professor of Social Work at the University of Houston. She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame and 10 million have seen her TED Talk The Power of Vulnerability. Her most recent book is Daring Greatly: how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead.
10:35 Book review with Quentin Johnson
No Mercy: True Stories of Disaster, Survival and Brutality by Eleanor Learmonth and Jenny Tabakoff
Text Publishing, RRP $40.00
Read by Fiona Samuel
(Part 9 of 12)
11:05 New technology correspondent Erika Pearson
The UK wants to filter the Internet; rape threats on Twitter raises the question of the relationship between service providers and national law enforcement; and IT overpricing in Australia.
11:30 Parenting - dealing with teenagers who are going off the rails
Brook Turner is a youth worker and chief executive of non-profit organisation Zeal, which engages high-school age students in the creative arts. He is also the father of two.
11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett
The International Film Festival.