25 May 2020

The Panel with Livia Esterhazy and Eli Matthewson (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:06 pm on 25 May 2020

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Topics - Today in music history the front man for German metal band Scorpions, Klaus Meine, was born in 1948. Their 1990 power ballad 'Wind of Change' became a worldwide hit after the failed coup that eventually led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. New Zealand's media industry is reeling after two major announcements today. MediaWorks is to cut 130 jobs in its radio and sales teams, while Stuff's chief executive has bought the news outlet from Australia's Nine Entertainment for $1. Media commentator Bill Ralston joins the Panel to discuss the changing media landscape. The New York Times recent frontpage marking almost 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 is a stark and confronting reminder of the terrible toll this pandemic has taken in the US. New York correspondent Simon Hampton joins The Panel to discuss this "grim milestone". In this day and age, so many of us seem to have our identity intertwined with our job. The founder of Frog Recruitment, Jane Kennelly, joins The Panel to discuss the challenges of this, especially when faced with redundancy.