Nine To Noon for Thursday 22 March 2018
09:05 Facebook in firestorm
Facebook is under fire because its data has been misused - but what are the consequences for its long term future ? In a bid to regain trust, the platform's founder Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that facebook will ban developers that misused personal data and tell affected users . This amid renewed calls for regulation on both sides of the Atlantic, and as its stock price continues a trend downward. Bloomberg tech journalist Sarah Frier has been reporting extensively on the story.
09:15 Prof Jim Skea: Land use and climate change
Kathryn Ryan talks with Professor Jim Skea the co-chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in New Zealand to chair a meeting of global scientists about the way land use effects climate. He's also one of the founding members of the UK's Committee on Climate Change, and has been advising government ministers and officials here about how to set up the promised Climate Commission.
09:30 Critics says Auckland Plan ignores art and sport
Sport and Arts groups say their sectors are at risk of being forgotten under the proposed Auckland Plan. They say the draft fails to recognise the contribution these sectors make to the life of the city. Joining Kathryn to discuss this are Dr Sarah Sandley from Auckland Sport & Recreation (Aktive) as well as Elise Sterbeck, the executive director of the Basement Theatre.
09:45 UK correspondent Tim Sculthorpe
Tim Sculthorpe with the latest on deteriorating Anglo-Russian relations, where Boris Johnson has compared Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler in a dramatic new escalation of the war of words over the Salisbury nerve agent attack. Also a major Brexit summit: what's on the table for the transition deal?
10:05 Kathryn Mannix: "We need to talk about dying"
Kathryn Mannix is one of Britain's foremost palliative care doctors. After 30 years at the deathbeds of thousands of patients, she believes that dying has turned from an everyday experience to an overly medicalised procedure, and that we've lost the familiarity previous generations had with the process of dying. Her bestselling book With The End in Mind, is her attempt to break the "conspiracy of silence" around mortality.
10:35 Children's Book review
Rachel Eadie from Scorpio Books reviews The Yark by Bertrand Santini, illustrated by Laurent Gapaillard, published by Gecko Press and Granny McFlitter, the Champion Knitter by Heather Haylock, illustrated by Lael Chisholm, published by Penguin.
10:45 The Reading
Baby No Eyes by Patricia Grace (Ep. 14 of 17)
11:05 New technology
Sarah Putt on Driverless cars - setbacks and sunrises, #DeleteFacebook and renewed calls for regulation following revelations 50 million users' personal data was harvested and sold to Cambridge Analytica. Also the first members are appointed to the Digital Advisory Group.
11:25 Hot & Cold: Helping teens make good decisions
Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Dr James McCue talks to Kathryn Ryan about how problem solving ahead in "cold situations" can help prevent bad decisions being made in the heat of the moment.
11:45 Viewing with Sarah McMullan
Sarah McMullan reviews Tomb Raider, Red Sparrow and Mr Mercedes.