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Media Watch is Australia's leading forum for media analysis and comment, screening on ABC TV on Monday at 9.15 pm. Turns a critical eye on the media in general and journalism in particular

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Media Watch - Ep 11, 2018

15:00 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Episode 11: Frontpage Vegemite madness; Royal commission backtrack; Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching; Rush v The Daily Telegraph, update

Media Watch - Ep 10, 2018

15:00 | Apr 15th, 2018

Episode 10: Protesters storm Sunrise, again; Rush v The Daily Telegraph, update; Photoshopping Jen and Brad; Pushing medicinal marijuana

Media Watch - Ep 09, 2018

15:00 | Apr 8th, 2018

Episode 09: Malcolm Turnbull turns 30; A Current Affair, yet to put the record straight; The Australian's mistaken identity; AFR's Joe Aston and his vitriolic language

Media Watch - Ep 03, 2018

15:00 | Feb 18th, 2018

Episode 03: Turnbull sex ban; Taxing times at the ABC; The RSPCA and public accountability; Back from the future

Ep 44 - 10/12/2018

0:00 | Dec 10th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 44: Trial by podcast; Pay for access; Karl coverage; #MeToo Christmas.

Ep 43 - 03/12/2018

0:00 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 43: Milne v Guthrie; Lead poisoning panic; Mobile pedestrians; Banking media.

Ep 42 - 26/11/2018

0:00 | Nov 26th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 42: Chasing Renae; SA press freedom; Dirty tricks fallout; Roast Lamb

Ep 41 - 19/11/2018

0:00 | Nov 19th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 41: Bali virus beat-up; Trump v CNN; Police PR; Small store, big hype

Ep 40 - 12/11/2018

0:00 | Nov 12th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 40: Missing Mark; True-blue ScoMo; Media freeze; Cancer confusion.

Episode 39 - 05/11/2018

0:00 | Nov 5th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 39: Fury at the Mail

Ep 38

0:00 | Oct 29th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 38: Media terror; 'Fair dinkum' power; Geelong nudie run; Royals in Fiji

Ep 37

0:00 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 37: Wentworth washup; Wrong police car; Serial prankster; Saudi journalist murdered

Episode 36 - 15/10/2018

0:00 | Oct 15th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 36: Climate coverage; religious freedom furphy; Goodbye Hendo

Media Watch: Episode 35

0:00 | Oct 8th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 35: Climate calamity; High stakes, Minor debacle

Episode 34

0:00 | Oct 1st, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 34: ABC chaos, Who dunnit, Tech junkets

Episode 33

0:00 | Sep 24th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 33 Guthrie gone; Interview emBRAgoed; 60 Minutes property; Media moguls

Episode 32

0:00 | Sep 17th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 32: Buyer beware; Missing climate; Jones judgement; PR emergency

Media Watch Ep 31

0:00 | Sep 10th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 31: Bulldog bulldust; Skripal poisoning; Reporting from Nauru; Palmer pushback

Media Watch Ep 30

0:00 | Sep 3rd, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 30: Comedy Conviction; Hats off to the new PM; Ramsay St for sale; Playing the man

Media Watch Ep 29

0:00 | Aug 27th, 2018

Media Watch 2018 Episode 28 Turnbull’s downfall

Media Watch Ep 28

0:00 | Aug 20th, 2018

Katter Solution; The Tele’s gender wars; Petulant West Australian; No WIN for Tasmania

Media Watch Ep 27

0:00 | Aug 13th, 2018

Sky News backlash; Fairfax v Ben Roberts-Smith; Karl's reef affair; Rush v Daily Telegraph, update

Media Watch Ep 26

0:00 | Aug 5th, 2018

Kyle's media circus; Andrew Bolt's foreigner rant; WIN News runs PR puff; Enough bags

Media Watch Ep 25

0:00 | Jul 30th, 2018

Media merger; One Big Switch; Out with a bang; Lee Lin Chin signs off

Media Watch Ep 24

0:00 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Sunrise cave theft; Cliff Richard v The BBC; Sleeping Giants rise against Sky; Not on Seven Perth

Media Watch Ep 23

0:00 | Jul 16th, 2018

Let her work; Basketbrawl fallout; 60 Minutes Dhakota Williams; Herald Sun apology

Media Watch Ep 22

0:00 | Jul 8th, 2018

Thai Cave Rescue; Fairfax bungle GST; NW - the art of fabrication; Wagga's Daily Advertiser; Not Seven News

Media Watch - Ep 21, 2018

15:00 | Jul 1st, 2018

Episode 21: Sky sexism apology; Timor spying; Plastic bag ban; Vale Liz Jackson

Media Watch Ep 21

0:00 | Jul 1st, 2018

Sky sexism apology; Timor spying; Plastic bag ban; Vale Liz Jackson

Media Watch - Ep 19, 2018

15:00 | Jun 17th, 2018

Episode 19: Qantas 'nosedive'; Alan Jones defamation trial; Killer Instinct undone; Daily Telegraph sells out

Media Watch Ep 19

0:00 | Jun 17th, 2018

Qantas 'nosedive'; Alan Jones defamation trial; Killer Instinct undone; Daily Telegraph sells out

Media Watch - Ep 18, 2018

15:00 | Jun 10th, 2018

Episode 18: Poo jogger; Suicide reporting; Sugar hit; Wagga's paywall rebellion

Media Watch Ep 18

0:00 | Jun 10th, 2018

Poo jogger; Suicide reporting; Sugar hit; Wagga's paywall rebellion

Media Watch - Ep 17, 2018

15:00 | Jun 3rd, 2018

Episode 17: Seven's Barnaby flop; Pollies dodging questions; Far right activist Tommy Robinson jailed

Media Watch Ep 17

0:00 | Jun 3rd, 2018

Seven's Barnaby flop; Pollies dodging questions; Far right activist Tommy Robinson jailed

Media Watch - Ep 16, 2018

15:00 | May 27th, 2018

Episode 16: Pub etiquette, PM falsely accused; Ipswich corruption scandal; Facebook bans Cancer Council poo ads; Photoshopping Jen and Brad, again

Media Watch - 2018 - Episode 16

0:00 | May 27th, 2018

Pub etiquette, PM falsely accused; Ipswich corruption scandal; Facebook bans Cancer Council poo ads; Photoshopping Jen and Brad, again

Media Watch - Ep 15, 2018

15:00 | May 20th, 2018

Episode 15: Royal Wedding capers; Press Council pings Daily Telegraph, again; Reporting on murder suicides; Legal secrets

Media Watch Ep 15

0:00 | May 20th, 2018

Royal Wedding capers; Press Council pings Daily Telegraph, again; Reporting on murder suicides; Legal secrets

Media Watch Ep 14

0:00 | May 13th, 2018

Budget cuts at ABC; Cambodian press freedom; How to stage a paparazzi pic; Royal Wedding countdown

Media Watch - Ep 14, 2018

15:00 | May 13th, 2018

Episode 14: Budget cuts at ABC; Cambodian press freedom; How to stage a paparazzi pic; Royal Wedding countdown

Media Watch Ep 13

0:00 | May 6th, 2018

Press freedom under attack; Sophie Mirabella vs the Benalla Ensign; ABC ruled impartial; Ice Age warning

Media Watch - Ep 13, 2018

15:00 | May 6th, 2018

Episode 13: Press freedom under attack; Sophie Mirabella vs the Benalla Ensign; ABC ruled impartial; Ice Age warning

Media Watch Ep 12

0:00 | Apr 29th, 2018

Nine's ANZAC blunder; Eddie McGuire's fake supplement ad; Glossing over Myanmar; Media drops celebrity financial planner

Media Watch - Ep 12, 2018

15:00 | Apr 29th, 2018

Episode 12: Nine's ANZAC blunder; Eddie McGuire's fake supplement ad; Glossing over Myanmar; Media drops celebrity financial planner

Media Watch Ep 11

0:00 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Frontpage Vegemite madness; Royal commission backtrack; Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching; Rush v The Daily Telegraph, update

Media Watch Ep 10

0:00 | Apr 15th, 2018

Protesters storm Sunrise, again; Rush v The Daily Telegraph, update; Photoshopping Jen and Brad; Pushing medicinal marijuana

Media Watch Ep 9

0:00 | Apr 8th, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull turns 30; A Current Affair, yet to put the record straight; The Australian's mistaken identity; AFR's Joe Aston and his vitriolic language

Media Watch - Ep 08, 2018

15:00 | Mar 25th, 2018

Episode 08: The latest MH370 theory is full of holes; White privilege outrage; Instagram spruiking; Charity rejects donation from 7's Sunday Night

Media Watch Ep 8

0:00 | Mar 25th, 2018

The latest MH370 theory is full of holes; White privilege outrage; Instagram spruiking; Charity rejects donation from 7's Sunday Night

Media Watch - Ep 07, 2018

15:00 | Mar 18th, 2018

Episode 07: A Sunrise to forget; Labor's Tax Storm; Fake Sydney property story exposes media; Daily Mail's African gang obsession; Old footage used in Tathra fire coverage

Media Watch - Ep 0610, 2018

15:00 | Mar 11th, 2018

Episode 0610: Herald Sun removes Tessa Sullivan articles; Britain's Sunday Times denies hacking; 'Talking Lifestyle' axed; Studio Ten rips off Today Tonight

Media Watch - Ep 05, 2018

15:00 | Mar 4th, 2018

Episode 05: ABC rallies the troops; Nick Cater's hypocrisy; Mass shootings covered LIVE; More ads masquerading as news

Media Watch - Ep 04, 2018

15:00 | Feb 25th, 2018

Episode 04: Wrong picture; 60 Minutes Investigation; Rush v The Daily Telegraph

Media Watch - Ep 02, 2018

15:00 | Feb 11th, 2018

Episode 02: Would you like facts with that?; The Barnaby affair; Cabinet leaks: from scoop to sorry

Media Watch - Ep 01, 2018

15:00 | Feb 4th, 2018

Episode 01: Media companies oppose draft laws; Muslim fashion outrage; Nine News for sale

Media Watch - Ep 44, 2017

15:00 | Dec 10th, 2017

Episode 44: A costly Rush; Stirring up Milo fever; Superstorm hype runs out of puff; Media Watch 2017 highlights

Media Watch - Ep 43, 2017

15:00 | Dec 3rd, 2017

Episode 43: The rush to convict Geoffrey Rush; The sting that stung; Perth to Baku; Lateline signs off

Media Watch - Ep 42, 2017

15:00 | Nov 26th, 2017

Episode 42: QLD Election Coverage; Don Burke allegations; John Michael Howson's tirade; Karl's gotcha fail

Media Watch - Ep 41, 2017

15:00 | Nov 19th, 2017

Episode 41: Channel Ten's disservice to the west; The Latham vs Faruqi showdown; All aboard the election bus; Richo bemused by the Paradise Papers

Media Watch - Ep 40, 2017

15:00 | Nov 12th, 2017

Episode 40: How Russia trolled the US elections.

Media Watch - Ep 39, 2017

15:00 | Nov 5th, 2017

Episode 39: Citizenship saga bites troubled Turnbull; Media missing on Manus; Deadly treadlies; Facebook fesses up

Media Watch - Ep 38, 2017

15:00 | Oct 29th, 2017

Episode 38: Citizenship Seven coverage; Raids, leaks and sources; Confessions of a homegrown 'terrorist'; Bushie's irony alert backfires

Media Watch - Ep 37, 2017

15:00 | Oct 22nd, 2017

Episode 37: Melania body double bubble; Lisa Walks; Junketing journalists; Christmas in Macau

Media Watch - Ep 36, 2017

15:00 | Oct 15th, 2017

Episode 36: The politics of Weinstein; Silencing Ray's spray; Media stays mum; Ipswich or Karachi?

Media Watch - Ep 35, 2017

15:00 | Oct 8th, 2017

Episode 35: Las Vegas massacre drives fake news; ABC defends correspondent from Federal MP's attack ads; Northern Star HPV headline wrong

Media Watch - Ep 34, 2017

15:00 | Oct 1st, 2017

Episode 34: Same Love stoush; Seven has more PR woes; Today loves Australia, for a fee

Media Watch - Ep 33, 2017

15:00 | Sep 24th, 2017

Episode 33: Red faces over Roberts reversal; Spruiking supplements; Spot the sponsored content; TV tantrums

Media Watch - Ep 32, 2017

15:00 | Sep 17th, 2017

Episode 32: Rebel gets the last laugh; The power of Kmart mums; Media reforms gets green light; Malley's media adventure

Media Watch - Ep 31, 2017

15:00 | Sep 10th, 2017

Episode 31: Spot the Tassie Tiger; A matter of trust; Too much publicity is never enough; A picture tells the wrong story

Media Watch - Ep 30, 2017

15:00 | Sep 3rd, 2017

Episode 30: The missing flood story; Reheating Christmas carols outrage; Media marriage friction; Today starts a war

Media Watch - Ep 29, 2017

15:00 | Aug 27th, 2017

Episode 29: A monumental beat up; Same-Sex Campaign; Campaign clanger; Misplaced map outrage

Media Watch - Ep 28, 2017

15:00 | Aug 20th, 2017

Episode 28: Media reform battles on; Jumping the gun on a medical breakthrough; Flash mob to cash in; More perils of live TV

Media Watch - Ep 27, 2017

15:00 | Aug 13th, 2017

Episode 27: Teflon John and his media mates; Same Sex marriage frustration; Nightline kills the radio star; Memo to Mitch Fifield

Media Watch - Ep 26, 2017

15:00 | Aug 6th, 2017

Episode 26: Reporting on terror raids; Abbott speaks and media repeats; Goodbye to a veteran

Media Watch - Ep 25, 2017

15:00 | Jul 30th, 2017

Episode 25: The Pell show comes to town; Super spruikers; Dual citizenship duel; Flying dry

Media Watch - Ep 24, 2017

15:00 | Jul 23rd, 2017

Episode 24: Rainbow stars in Greens exit; An unholy row; Exploiting tragedy for column inches; Ray's Scomo spray

Media Watch - Ep 23, 2017

15:00 | Jul 16th, 2017

Episode 23: Iceberg ahoy!; Amazon is coming; Non apology of the week from the Daily Telegraph; TV news turns off the Top End; International journalism award axed

Media Watch - Ep 22, 2017

15:00 | Jul 9th, 2017

Episode 22: State of play, news media versus the digital giantsAmid a Senate inquiry, a Media Watch special on how Facebook and Google have damaged and might save journalism

Media Watch - Ep 21, 2017

15:00 | Jul 2nd, 2017

Episode 21: Paul Murray's spectacular Sky dummy spit; The Australian's cock-up trifecta; Roxy Jacenko cashing in on media obsession; The slow death of community television; Donald Trump's new fake media smackdown

Media Watch - Ep 20, 2017

15:00 | Jun 28th, 2017

Episode 20: Lotto winners and lazy journalism; Scoring points from Grenfell fire ; 'Apex gang' spotted in Newcastle; What's old is new on Sunday Night

Media Watch - Ep 19, 2017

15:00 | Jun 18th, 2017

Episode 19: Rebel with a cause to celebrate; Sky is the limit for Channel Ten; No loss of shock jock energy

Media Watch - Ep 18, 2017

15:00 | Jun 11th, 2017

Episode 18: Corby keeps the media guessing; Adani still not a done deal; High flying plans don't add up; Breitbart loses its bite

Media Watch - Ep 17, 2017

15:00 | Jun 4th, 2017

Episode 17: Minor voice given a megaphone; Daily Mail, how low can you go?; Australian Press Council v News Corp; Snakes in a car again

Media Watch - Ep 16, 2017

15:00 | May 28th, 2017

Episode 16: The Schapelle Corby media circus; The column that really bombed; Alan Jones, pick and stick

Media Watch - Ep 15, 2017

15:00 | May 21st, 2017

Episode 15: Snot right, bogus boogers beat up; Fake Sheikh of shock; Not so new at The Australian; Good Crinkling News

Media Watch - Ep 14, 2017

15:00 | May 14th, 2017

Episode 14: Seven and Nine both first with the news; BrickX stories lack scrutiny; The necklace that stole the story; Jobs and growth but not for Fairfax; Mark Colvin tribute

Media Watch - Ep 13, 2017

15:00 | May 7th, 2017

Episode 13: Royal rumour runs rife; Fairfax cuts hit hard and 100 days of discord

Media Watch - Ep 12, 2017

15:00 | Apr 30th, 2017

Episode 12: Anzac Day outrage; News sites spinning Reddit rubbish; What next for Channel 10? And Paul Antonopoulos forced out

Media Watch - Ep 11, 2017

15:00 | Apr 23rd, 2017

Episode 11: Close call; Going for gold; Putin critics pay with lives andPrime time PR puff

Media Watch - Ep 10, 2017

15:00 | Apr 9th, 2017

Episode 10: What lies beneath; Media war over Syria; Internal war at News Corp and Red faces over blushing bride story

Media Watch - Ep 09, 2017

15:00 | Apr 2nd, 2017

Episode 09: Latham lessons not learnt; Media love a miracle; First on Nine five years late and Cyclone Debbie coverage

Media Watch - Ep 08, 2017

15:00 | Mar 26th, 2017

Episode 08: Paparazzi, privacy and the Press Council; Great Barrier grief missing from The Australian; Two cities, one prize on Nova stations and Exclusive: Darren Davidson predictions.

Media Watch - Ep 07, 2017

15:00 | Mar 19th, 2017

Episode 07: Weatherill v Frydenberg showdown; Clean and green or toxic and deadly?; Singo making Gosford great again, with a little help from his friends and Sky News civil war