21 Jan 2020

The Panel with Ali Jones and Steve McCabe (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:02 pm on 21 January 2020

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Today in music history, The Panel looks back at Saturday Night Fever in the charts in 1978. The World Economc Forum in the swiss ski resort of Davos is set to get underway. The $790 million mega-mall that opened recently in Auckland's Newmarket has been accusssed of sucking away customers from businesses in the surrounding streets. One cafe owner in nearby Nuffield Street estimates a 60 percent drop in foot traffic. Greg Harford of Retail New Zealand discusses the broader impacts of large-scale developments on shopping areas. Hank Azaria is quitting as the voice of Apu on The Simpsons amidst growing controversy over the character being a negative stereo type for Indian communities in the U.S.