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Political scientist and Labour Party campaigner, Rob Salmond and the content director for NZ On Screen, Irene Gardner

What do you make of New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent’s TV exposé – a carefully orchestrated PR move or a genuine attempt to redeem himself after match fixing confession? The Malaysia diplomat accused of a sex attack and the level of fall-out politically and the mark it leaves on MFAT. The Panel discusses changes to the Domestic Violence Act and whether tinkering with the law is the way to help victims. The government’s announced new water quality standards, will you feel like taking a dip? And Facebook’s being taken to task over its “emotional contagion” experiment by British authorities.