14 Nov 2017

Media commentator Gavin Ellis

From Nine To Noon, 11:44 am on 14 November 2017

With the protection of sources being tested by Winston Peters' court application to secure the records of two journalists in relation to his superannuation over payments, Gavin Ellis asks how far does New Zealand's media shield law extend? He also looks at a study in the US which manipulated the news to determine the effect that mainstream media have on social media commentary. Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on gavin.ellis@xtra.co.nz