Shameless Self-Promotion Alert.

datePosted on 13:09, August 4th, 2010 by Pablo

For those who may be interested, I am interviewed on the TVNZ news analysis show fronted by Russell Brown, Media 7, tonight on the subject of wikileaks. Although only parts of the interview will be aired, Russell will put the entire conversation up on the Media 7 web site (or perhaps on Public Address). The discussants on tonight’s taping are Selwyn Manning from the independent news aggregator  Scoop and investigative reporter Jon Stephenson (who is the most knowledgeable Kiwi journalist when it comes to Afghanistan).  There is some serious brain power between them. Both are hard news gathers who eschew the official spin, both are very critical thinkers about issues of public policy, both have taken on both the government and mainstream media versions of important news, and both know how to string a few paragraphs together (which is more than can be said for many in the so-called journalism fraternity). In other words, the offer great value in terms of insight and analysis, which is what I believe was Russell’s hope when conceiving the show. Hence, I commend it to you if you are not already familiar with it.

2 Responses to “Shameless Self-Promotion Alert.”

  1. Old Phart on August 4th, 2010 at 18:07

    Media 7 screens 9.10pm Monday and Thursday but not tonight Pablo.
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  2. Pablo on August 4th, 2010 at 18:20

    Dang! It is bad enough that I am in a different time zone, now I am losing track of the days of the week. Anyway, the interview was pre-recorded yesterday (Tuesday).

    As it turns out, Media 7 is pre-recorded on Wed. evenings. Russell has the details and some interesting commentary here: http://publicaddress.net/6786#post6786

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