Media Watch

Media Watch is Australia's leading forum for media analysis and comment.

Conflicts of interest, bank backflips, deceit, misrepresentation, manipulation, plagiarism, abuse of power, technical lies and straight out fraud: Media Watch has built an unrivalled record of exposing media shenanigans since it first went to air in 1989.

The media provides the information we need to make decisions about our lives, but how reliable are the media reports that shape our views of the world?

Media Watch turns the spotlight onto those who literally 'make the news': the reporters, editors, sub-editors, producers, camera operators, sound recordists and photographers who claim to deliver the world to our doorsteps, radios, computers and living rooms. We also keep an eye on those who try to manipulate the media: the PR consultants, spin-doctors, lobbyists and "news makers" who set the agenda.

Show Info

Airs on: Australia ABC (1989 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 21:20 (15 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: News

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