18 October 2021
Hal Crawford on the Facebook Files
Returning guest Hal Crawford (Crawford Media) joins The Fold for a discussion about Facebook in light of the Wall Street Journal’s recent Facebook Files investigation. What did they reveal, and what can be done about it?
14 October 2021
Head High and the future of locally made TV drama
Tim Worrall and Miriama McDowell are two of the key creatives behind Head High, a critically acclaimed and high rating local drama – which just got cancelled.
4 October 2021
Toby Morris on Dad Man Walking and comics journalism
Toby Morris’s comics (The Side Eye, The Pencilsword) have been making an impact in New Zealand for some time, but his collaborations with Dr Siouxsie Wiles communicating public health messages around the Covid-19 pandemic went truly global.
20 September 2021
Samson Samasoni on reaching Pasifika audiences
Samson Samasoni joins The Fold discuss NZ on Air’s Where are the Audiences research, the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and how government and media can better communicate with modern Aotearoa.
15 September 2021
Janet Wilson on Judith Collins’ National Party
Former National Party press secretary Janet Wilson joins Duncan Greive for an explosive interview in which she discusses Judith Collins’ leadership as a threat to the party’s very existence.
9 September 2021
Big shocks in 2021’s ‘Where are the Audiences?’ research
Duncan Greive goes solo this week, taking a deep breath before diving into the latest edition of ‘Where are the Audiences?’, a fascinating annual piece of research commissioned by NZ On Air.
6 September 2021
Dylan Cleaver on the changing shape of sports journalism
Dylan Cleaver is one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed sports writers, with over 25 years experience at the NZ Herald. A couple of months ago he left the Herald to start The Bounce, a new thrice-weekly sports newsletter, via Substack.
30 August 2021
Danyl Mclauchlan on postjournalism
Writer Danyl Mclauchlan joins Duncan Greive over Zoom to discuss the concept of postjournalism, engaging with the world of effective altruism, Simon Bridges’ new book and more.
9 August 2021
Creator Series: Jon Wild on making NZ’s best reality TV
Producer and director Jon Wild talks to Duncan Greive about making The Apprentice Aotearoa, New Zealand’s Next Top Model and The Bachelor, the importance of casting and the way the New Zealand character feeds into our reality TV.
2 August 2021
Creator Series: Emma Espiner on Getting Better
Emma Espiner talks with Duncan Greive about making her award-winning podcast Getting Better, the way the media interacts with healthcare in New Zealand and how it’s been starting out as a junior doctor this year.
26 July 2021
Creator Series: Dan Ahwa on Viva’s unique place in NZ media
Dan Ahwa is the creative director at Viva magazine, the NZ Herald’s fashion, beauty, food and wellbeing publication which has been running since 1998 and stands out among other newspaper-inserted magazines.
19 July 2021
Creator Series: Troy Kingi’s 10 10 10 project
Musician and actor Troy Kingi is half way through an ambitious mission to release 10 albums in 10 different genres over 10 years.
12 July 2021
Creator Series: Lucy Blakiston from Shit You Should Care About
Lucy Blakiston is one of three young New Zealand women behind Shit You Should Care About, a media company built around an Instagram account which was started in 2018 to break down the barriers of entry to news and issues.
5 July 2021
Creator Series: Qiane Matata-Sipu on Nuku Women and protecting Ihumātao
Qiane Matata-Sipu is a journalist, photographer, podcaster, entrepreneur and activist. In 2019 she launched Nuku Women, a multimedia project with the ambitious goal of interviewing and photographing 100 indigenous wāhine.
28 June 2021
Creator Series: James Roque on selling his comedy special
Duncan Greive speaks to comedian James Roque about filming his hugely ambitious crowdfunded stand-up hour Boy Mestizo and trying to sell it to Netflix.
21 June 2021
Creator Series: The reinvention of Metro magazine
Duncan Greive sits down with Metro editor Henry Oliver, art director Kelvin Soh and food editor Jean Teng to discuss the resurrection of the legendary title.
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.