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Sunday for 6 March 2011

8-9am Morning Report Special hosted by Philippa Tolley in Christchurch

9:06 Mediawatch

This weekend Mediawatch looks at a broadcast which provoked more complaints than any other after the recent quake in Christchurch, and how the small radio station which was closest to the epicentre of it has coped. And Mediawatch also speaks to a journalist in Australia who says the coverage of the quake over there has convinced him it's now time to rethink the way the modern media cover disasters.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.

9:40 Janet Holmes - Effing and Blinding

Janet Holmes, professor of linguistics at Victoria University, talks to Chris about swearing - what's acceptable, what's outrageous - and how it's all about the context.
Janet Holmes is Professor of Linguistics at Victoria University and Director of the Wellington Language in the Workplace project.

10:06 Raja Mohan - the Rise of India

Victoria University Kippenberger Fellow Dr C Raja Mohan is an expert on international security from India. He is an authority on south Asian political and security issues and has a background in nuclear physics. Dr Mohan will discuss India's growing importance to New Zealand - our shared membership of the East Asia Summit, and our growing trade relationship with negotiations for a free trade agreement already underway. He will also talk about India's increasing influence in the region, its rise as a global power, nuclear issues, and its relationsip with Pakistan.

10.40 Notes from the South with Dougal Stevenson

Dougal contemplates an unhappy coincidence in Dunedin and fears for city's heritage buildings.

10:45 Hidden Treasures

This week on Hidden Treasures, Trevor Reekie digs up music from three artists who are visiting Aotearoa in the near future.
Produced by Trevor Reekie

11.05 Ideas: Fathers and (Disabled) Sons

Jeremy Rose reflects on his relationship with his youngest son, Tai, and talks to two other fathers of disabled sons: Ian Brown, a Canadian journalist and author of 'The Boy in the Moon', and Wellington journalist David Cohen the author of 'A Perfect World: A Father's Quest to Unriddle the Mysteries of Autism'.
Presented and produced by Jeremy Rose

11.55 Feedback

What you, the listeners, say on the ideas and issues that have appeared in the programme.