14 June 2021
Creator Series: Derek Cheng on balancing a press gallery job with a climbing obsession
On this week’s episode of The Fold, Duncan Greive talks to the New Zealand Herald’s deputy political editor Derek Cheng.
31 May 2021
Creator Series: Kirsty Johnston on impact journalism, and the difference between the Herald and Stuff
Duncan talks to Kirsty Johnston, senior writer at Stuff. Kirsty is known for her investigative journalism, writing in-depth about domestic violence, abuse in state care and education over the last decade.
17 May 2021
Miriyana Alexander on two years of NZ Herald’s online subscription model
In this edition of The Spinoff’s media podcast The Fold, Duncan Greive is joined by Miriyana Alexander, head of premium at the New Zealand Herald.
10 May 2021
TVNZ CEO Kevin Kenrick on the media merger and the future of OnDemand
Duncan Greive talks to TVNZ CEO Kevin Kenrick about the much talked-about RNZ/TVNZ merger, and Kenrick hints at a paid subscription offering for the TVNZ OnDemand service that could be hitting the market soon.
3 May 2021
Meet the 17-year-old magazine publishers making social change in youth circles
Rachel Zhou and Angelina Del Favero were just 14 when they started publishing imPower magazine.
19 April 2021
From Tourism NZ to the Superbowl: Special Group’s founder on the rapidly changing world of advertising
In this week’s episode of The Spinoff’s media podcast The Fold, Duncan Greive talks to Special Group founder and CEO Tony Bradbourne about the changing world of advertising, going global and making a Superbowl ad.
12 April 2021
Broadcasting minister Kris Faafoi on funding NZ journalism
This week on The Fold, Duncan Greive talks to broadcasting and media minister Kris Faafoi about funding journalism, putting the audience first and a public media merger.
6 April 2021
Vodafone’s CEO on ethical advertising and the Magic Talk saga, honouring te Tiriti and the 5G network
This week on The Fold, Duncan Greive talks to Vodafone CEO Jason Paris.
29 March 2021
Cam Wallace on his first three months as MediaWorks CEO
Duncan Greive talks to Cam Wallace, MediaWorks’ CEO about Magic Talk, The Rock and the future of commercial radio.
23 March 2021
Hal Crawford on reviewing the NZ Media Fund, and what he learnt doing it
In this episode of The Spinoff’s media podcast The Fold, Duncan Greive talks to ex-head of news at Mediaworks, Hal Crawford, who’s just completed a review into the NZ Media Fund.
12 March 2021
Local Democracy reporter Justin Latif on telling the stories of South Auckland
Today on The Fold, Duncan Greive talks to The Spinoff’s Justin Latif about reporting from South Auckland.
18 February 2021
Facebook just blocked all news in Australia
Duncan Greive analyses a shocking development in the global pushback against big tech.
15 February 2021
Substack’s Hamish McKenzie on a new era of publishing
In this episode of The Spinoff’s media podcast The Fold, Duncan Greive is joined by Hamish McKenzie, co-founder of Substack.
Ali Mau on #MeTooNZ, talkback radio and the NZ music industry’s reckoning
In this edition of The Spinoff’s media podcast The Fold, Duncan Greive is joined by Ali Mau, Stuff senior journalist and creator of New Zealand’s own MeToo movement.
24 December 2020
The wildfire that was 2020 for NZ media, reviewed
The pandemic put unbearable pressure on New Zealand’s media this year, but also saw it gain larger and more engaged audiences than ever before. In a year-ending monopod, Duncan Greive wraps his head around what it all means.
22 December 2020
The Spinoff presents SUPERPOD 2020
Pour yourself some eggnog and join the hosts of The Spinoff’s podcast network for our annual Superpod round up of the year that was.
4 December 2020
Turning words into action, with Laura O’Connell Rapira
The outgoing director of grassroots community campaigning organisation ActionStation joins Duncan Greive to talk about a busy few years in the job.
23 November 2020
The boss of all rugby, with Mark Robinson
NZ Rugby is in a fascinating situation at the moment, with some big calls to be made over the coming years. The man in charge of making them joins Duncan Greive on this week’s episode of The Fold.
6 November 2020
Media, money and the government, with Bernard Hickey
This week on The Fold, journalist Bernard Hickey joins host Duncan Greive for a wide-ranging chat about the challenges faced by New Zealand media and why he’s launched a new subscription-only daily email.
23 October 2020
Melodie Robinson on the future of NZ sports broadcasting
From winning two world cups with the Black Ferns to heading up TVNZ’s sports and events department, Melodie Robinson’s career has been one full of remarkable firsts. She joins host Duncan Greive to talk about it on this week’s episode of The Fold.