27 March 2020
The Fold: How will Covid-19 impact NZ’s TV, radio and online news?
The Fold podcast returns for March into a media world transformed by the impact of Covid-19. Host Duncan Greive records a monopod to assess its impact.In last month’s edition of this podcast, The Spinoff editor Toby Manhire and I discussed RNZ’s Concert debacle. At the time, it was the biggest story in media; now it […]
23 February 2020
RNZ special: Toby Manhire on the Concert fiasco, the case for a youth channel and the TVNZ maybe-merger
The Spinoff editor Toby Manhire joins Duncan Greive to discuss the RNZ Concert saga, the potential merger with TVNZ and Winston Peters’ new photography hobby on this month’s episode of The Fold.
26 January 2020
Exit interview: Newshub’s Hal Crawford on Weldon, Paul Henry and the truth about TV ratings
In episode two of The Spinoff newish media podcast The Fold, host Duncan Greive conducts an exit interview with Hal Crawford, the departing head of Newshub.
Hal Crawford landed into a TV3 newsroom in crisis in 2016, just after Campbell Live…
27 November 2019
The Fold: Sinead Boucher on reinventing Stuff – and why they are conscientious objectors to Facebook
Host Duncan Greive is joined by Stuff CEO Sinead Boucher to discuss the media monster’s growth from an experimental website, to its queasy peak and the current more purpose-driven iteration. Along the way she revealed a number of fascinating insig…