Media Matters

Media3Russell Brown’s media commentary TV show has been given another incarnation with NZ On Air announcing funding for a new series called Media Matters which will air in 2014 on Maori Television.  Russell wrote on his blog:

There will be 20 episodes next year of what will now be known as Media Matters. There will be a Maori co-host (we’re talking to people) and, as you would expect, attention paid to Maori media and Maori in the media, but it’s absolutely a show for everyone interested in media issues.

I haven’t been directly part of the many discussions that have led to this happy news, but I would like to acknowledge the support and goodwill of Maori Television’s news and current affairs division – a crew we’ve always had great respect for.

I can’t tell you any more for the time being, but we will be on in a good timeslot. Continue reading »