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The Big Q: Are we living in a post-truth era? July 11, 2018

The Big Q: Are we living in a post-truth era? July 11, 2018 The Big Q: Are we living in a post-truth era? July 11, 2018 , 25.23 MB
Wed 11 Jul 2018

While many argue that we are in a post-truth era, fuelled by US President Donald Trump and the phenomenon of fake news, some scholars argue that deception has always been ubiquitous. What is the truth about lying? Maria Armoudian is joined by Timothy Levine, David Livingstone-Smith and Briony Swire-Thompson.

The Big Q Website: www.thebigq.org 

Interview w/ Ethan McAuley: July 10th, 2018

Interview w/ Ethan McAuley: July 10th, 2018 Interview w/ Ethan McAuley: July 10th, 2018, 24.06 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

This week on the International Desk, Conor interviews Bangkok based former bFM-er Ethan McAuley about the cave rescue in Northern Thailand. Ethan outlines developments so far as well as the general feeling amongst the Thai public

Worry Week: Tuesday July 10, 2018

Worry Week: Tuesday July 10, 2018 Worry Week: Tuesday July 10, 2018, 23.46 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

Worry Week: Tuesday July 10, 2018

Worry Week: Tuesday July 10, 2018 Worry Week: Tuesday July 10, 2018, 54.87 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

Opposition to Tegel's Farm Proposal: July 10 2018

Opposition to Tegel's Farm Proposal: July 10 2018 Opposition to Tegel's Farm Proposal: July 10 2018, 17.67 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

The Kaipara Community Association was formed recently as a form of protest against Tegel’s proposal to build the country’s largest chicken farm on a flood plain site in Northland. Jon Walker is a member, so Mary-Margaret spoke to him about the grounds on which his association is against the proposal.

Changes to the New Zealand music charts with Paul Kennedy: July 10, 2018

Changes to the New Zealand music charts with Paul Kennedy: July 10, 2018 Changes to the New Zealand music charts with Paul Kennedy: July 10, 2018, 12.89 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

Changes have come to New Zealand’s music charts. With the advent of streaming, music markets around the world are looking for new and innovative ways to calculate their charts and display the most popular music of the week. New Zealand is no different and Recorded Music NZ have introduced two new charts called the Hot Singles and Hot NZ Singles. These are new charts designed to show what tracks are becoming more popular and gaining a following week to week. Sam Smith spoke to Recorded Music NZ’s General Data Manager Paul Kennedy about the changes. 

 

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 10th 2018

The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 10th 2018 The Wire with Mary-Margaret: July 10th 2018, 132.6 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

It’s Wire Worry Week and we are focusing on refugees and the problems they are facing. Mary-Margaret talks to journalist and political commentator Tracey Barnett. Sam talks to Paul Kennedy from Recorded Music NZ about the recent changes to the NZ Music Charts. In his international segment this week, Conor looks into the rescue for the football team trapped in a cave in Thailand. Our greendesk friend Jack Marshall talks about bumble bees. Finally, Mary-Margaret asks the Kaipara Community Association about their opposition to a proposed Tegel Chicken Farm.

Refugee Coverage and Law with Tracey Barnett: July 10, 2018

Refugee Coverage and Law with Tracey Barnett: July 10 2018 Refugee Coverage and Law with Tracey Barnett: July 10 2018, 29.76 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

Tracey Barnett is a journalist and political commentator, who has done extensive work on New Zealand’s refugee quota and integration system. Mary-Margaret spoke to her firstly about some goings on in Italy recently, before we brought the conversation back home to Aotearoa.

Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 10, 2018

Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 10, 2018 Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 10, 2018, 20.45 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

This week on the Greendesk, Jack Marshall has a chat with Dr. S. Hollis Woodard, Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of California, about new research into bumble bees.

Don't Harass the Music

Don't Harass the Music Don't Harass the Music, 23.76 MB
Mon 9 Jul 2018

It would be hard to deny that sexual harassment is not prevalent in the music industry but the nature and extent of harassment has not be measured or gauged properly. Producer Damian Rowe spoke to researcher and founder of the Zebra Collective, Jeff Crabtree wants to conduct survey and interview based research into harassment in the Australian and New Zealand music industry. You can learn more about this through the link below

http://www.musicharassmentresearch.org/