16 Jul 2016

Peter Bale: Panama Papers, and the state of the media

From Saturday Morning, 9:08 am on 16 July 2016

Peter Bale is chief executive officer of The Center for Public Integrity.

Peter Bale

Peter Bale. Photo: supplied

He has a long career in journalism that includes 15 years as a correspondent and editor for Reuters, then positions as online editorial director of The Times and The Sunday Times, UK editorial director and international programming director for MSN, and three years as vice president and general manager of digital at CNN International.

He has returned to New Zealand, where he began his journalism career, to present a keynote address to the World Journalism Congress, hosted by AUT (14-16 July).

He will also speak at a New Zealand Centre of International Economic Law event in Wellington, The Panama Papers: Lessons for Law, Policy and Journalism (20 July Rutherford House).

He talks to Kim Hill about his career and modern-day journalism.