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Two of The Economist's China correspondents, Alice Su and David Rennie, analyse the stories at the heart of this vast country and examine its influence beyond its borders. They’ll be joined by our global network of correspondents and expert guests to examine how everything from party politics to business, technology and culture are reshaping China and the world. Published every Tuesday. If you’re already a subscriber to The Economist, you’ll have full access to all our shows as part of your ...
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Conversations about the intersections of media, culture and technology in New Zealand, hosted by Duncan Greive, founder of The Spinoff. We'd love it if you're able to take a few minutes to fill out this short survey about The Fold so we can learn more about our listening community and what you'd like to hear on this series. Please click here to fill out the survey.
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The Drumming News Network is a daily news site focusing on the interests of drummers with new product release information, artist updates, and much more. In essence, all things drums, keeping even the busiest of people up to date. You’ll the following and more daily news: latest drumming news, daily drum news, drummer news, percussion news, drum product news, drumming special interest, drum company news, drum events, drum clinics, drum manufacturers, drum endorsement, drum magazine, drum gea ...
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GLOBAL DRUM NETWORK is a vibrant, professionally-produced podcast, bringing together and informing the worldwide community of drummers and percussionists - wherever and whoever you are.We aim to inspire our listeners by bringing you the very best in news, features and interviews with leading players, insights and advice. In addition to this we encourage two-way communication with our listeners and enable worldwide networking as we bring musicians together to collaborate in discussions, proje ...
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Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod Offers the best of Old Time Radio, Oldies, Easy Listening and Talk. Broadcasting from the heart of Germantown, on WPNM radio, and over the Shoutcast Network, host Bob Camardella mixes his vast collection of entertainment, with news and events from the ole neighborhood reunion groups of Germantown, Phila., Pa., Where The Oldies Are Still Young
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DittyTV's Insights is our music interview show for DittyTV, a 24/7 television network that produces and broadcasts music-focused entertainment including interviews, concerts, music videos, music news, artist profiles, album reviews, tour and festival coverage, and much more. Just tune in and enjoy world-class, handcrafted music entertainment from your favorite artists and artists you will love to discover. Part of Pantheon Podcasts.
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Duncan Greive hosts his friend and colleague Toby Manhire on The Fold, to discuss the back-breaking process of making Juggernaut, his new podcast covering the tumultuous years of the fourth Labour government. Then they switch gears to discuss Goldsmith's first weeks as media minister, the post-Newshub recruiting efforts of major media companies, an…
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We thought you might like a wee taster of our brand new #1 series, Juggernaut: The Story of the Fourth Labour Government, hosted by Toby Manhire. Click here to follow Juggernaut so you get every episode as soon as it's released! 1. I love you, Mr Lange Fuelled by brandy and fury, Sir Rob Muldoon calls a snap election, sparking a 1984 campaign of co…
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William Terite has been fascinated by the news since Barbara Dreaver showed up at his primary school. He started working at Newstalk ZB at 17, and got his dream job at Newshub at just 20. Now a veteran of 23, he has a new role at the revitalised Pacific Media Network, hosting its flagship Pacific Mornings show. He joins Duncan Greive to talk about …
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Narendra Modi is one of the most popular politicians on the planet. India’s prime minister is eyeing a third term atop the world’s biggest democracy. A tea-seller’s son, Mr Modi began life an outsider. The man behind the political phenomenon remains hard to fathom. India has become an economic powerhouse during his ten years in charge. But he’s als…
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Chris Henry founded 818 publicity a couple of months before The Spinoff, in June of 2014. He joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to reflect on a radically changed environment for entertainment PR – and the sometimes tense role of pitching stories to editorial outlets when all the ad spend goes to social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me…
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SYSCA founder Lucy Blakiston returns to the Fold for the first time in a while to talk through a truly singular year. Her business pivoted to being what it was perhaps always meant to be – her, as a solo news-explaining creator, working for her audience primarily. That meant saying goodbye to her two co-founders and taking on the whole load herself…
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Lewis Tennant is an energetic guy – an ex-radio presenter who got curious about podcasting about the same time we all did. But instead of stopping at listening or even creating, he turned it into an area of academic teaching and research. He joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to discuss what his research has unearthed, which New Zealand podcasts are d…
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At the height of China’s zero-covid restrictions, a Chinese character that sounds like the English word “run” became a coded way of talking about emigration. Since then many Chinese people have left their country for better opportunities abroad. In the first episode of a three-part series on the “run” phenomenon, we travel to Japan and meet educate…
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There's a brand new media minister confronting a longstanding problem: how to handle the relationship between big tech and local media. Former NZ Herald editor Gavin Ellis and SPADA president Irene Gardiner join Duncan Greive on The Fold to discuss a bold new idea: a joint levy to fund journalism and culture. We'd love it if you're able to take a f…
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Sam Koslowski has news in his blood – his father was a senior journalist and he's been in the business for 12 years despite not yet hitting 30. He co-founded The Daily Aus with a bold goal – to create a news brand for young Australians which met them where they lived: on Instagram. Now Meta is threatening to turn off news across all its platforms, …
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The Spinoff has just launched a brand new series called Behind the Story, where site editor Madeleine Chapman sits down with a staff writer or contributor to gain more insight about a big story on The Spinoff from the week. We thought you might like to check out the first episode, and if you enjoy it please follow it wherever you get your podcasts!…
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After a series of scattered media appearances, and a concerning lack of any real plan to respond to the collapses in news media, Melissa Lee has been ousted in favour of a more senior and more wonkish minister in Paul Goldsmith. The Spinoff’s editor-at-large Toby Manhire joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to talk about the shock firing, and what it mi…
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Just six days after WBD confirmed the end of Newshub, news broke that Stuff would take over delivery of the 6pm bulletin from July 6th. It's a huge deal, which could vault Stuff to video stardom, or become a huge pain and distraction. Duncan Greive analyses the spiralling implications of what will prove a major sliding doors moment in New Zealand's…
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It's been a bleak start to the year for journalism – but it's worth dwelling on where growth and innovation is still happening. Madison Reidy is just 28, but has already worked at three news organisations and an investment bank. She joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to talk about 100 episodes of Markets with Madison – and one very challenging and vir…
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Over the last 30 hours TVNZ and Warner Bros. Discovery have confirmed the closure of some of our most significant news and current affairs programming including Sunday, two 1News bulletins and the total loss of Newshub. Hundreds of journalists will be out of jobs and with nowhere to go, it will be increasingly difficult for New Zealanders to access…
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The Economist’s editor-in-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes was recently in Beijing for the China Development Forum, an annual gathering where senior Chinese officials meet foreign business bosses. She joins our Beijing bureau chief David Rennie to assess Xi Jinping’s new plan to escape economic stagnation. Plus, what is the outlook for China’s relationsh…
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There's an idea so pervasive that it almost doesn't get questioned in media: that media agencies – the people who place ads on behalf of most big advertisers – are largely staffed by 25-year-olds who only consume social media. There is some truth to that – but it's more complicated than it appears. Alex Radford and Richard Thompson run an independe…
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Rachel House might be just shy of a household name, but is definitely one of our most acclaimed and accomplished actresses, with key roles on what amounts to a role call of New Zealand's greatest films: Whale Rider, Boy, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Cousins and more. She's just directed her debut feature in The Mountain, and joins Duncan Greive on Th…
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On March 13th America’s House of Representatives passed a bill that could ban TikTok nationwide unless its Chinese owner, Bytedance, agrees to sell its stake. Alice Su, The Economist’s senior China correspondent, and David Rennie, our Beijing bureau chief, look at China’s side of the story. Joined by Don Weinland, our China business and finance edi…
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Jane Ormsby's Scroll Media is a technology and sales solution for smaller publishers which often miss out on the huge advertising spends which go mainly to Google, Meta and a few large local entities. She joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to talk about Scroll Media's plan to get the likes of Rolling Stone NZ and Newsroom on more radars. Learn more ab…
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The creative relationship between director Lee Tamahori and producer Robin Scholes spans 30 years, including heavyweight features such as Once Were Warriors, Mahana and now critically acclaimed new release The Convert. They join Duncan Greive to discuss the unintentional political resonance of their new film and the financial challenges facing film…
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David Owen, Research and Insights director at nationwide out-of-home media group oOh!media and Tori Colebourne, CMO at Black Pearl Group, an NZX listed SAAS / cloud business join Duncan Greive on The Fold to talk about the role of data in media and communications decision-making in 2024 and beyond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.…
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Duncan Greive sits down with the director of Alice Snedden's Bad News, Leon Wadham, to talk about his career on stage and screen, on both sides of the camera. Wadham is one of the most thoughtful and open creatives we've ever had on The Fold, and gives generous insights into working on productions from the shoestring (Bad News S1) to the opulent (L…
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Duncan Greive is joined by Newsroom co-editor and former Three head of news Mark Jennings for a deep and urgent dive into what just happened at Three, the rich history of it as a news organisation – and where the story could head from here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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Bill Kerton's career began 40 years ago, at the very dawn of New Zealand commercial radio. Since then he has played crucial roles at peak bFM, introduced Jeremy Wells to television and has one of the most impressive hands-on CVs in reality TV. On the occasion of production powerhouse Greenstone's 30th birthday, he sits down with Duncan Greive to ta…
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Philip Crump is a lawyer by trade, who returned to Aotearoa during the pandemic. He found the media environment much more homogenous than the one he left behind in London, and started tweeting about what he observed. Within two years those tweets, and a widely-read Substack, made him one of the most powerful new voices in right wing media. He tells…
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Duncan Greive is joined by Kit Arkwright, CEO of The Spinoff partners Beef + Lamb NZ, for a knotty conversation about the communication challenge which is marketing meat in this era. We delve into the data and narratives, from the economic to the scientific to the cultural, which make what was once an uncomplicated part of our national story into s…
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In some ways, Beijing now sounds like a lot of other mega cities. Yet, back in imperial times, sound was used in creative ways to display wealth, to conduct everyday business and, most importantly, to keep order. David Rennie, our Beijing bureau chief, takes us on a sonic journey through the places where Beijing’s ancient soundscape is being kept a…
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Alec Kieft makes games for "youtube for gaming" platform Roblox, including Break-In, a smash hit which has been played over 2bn times by 80m people. The platform is wildly popular with pre-teens, and is widely considered the closest thing to an operating metaverse which exists in the world today. Kieft joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to explain wha…
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Founded almost 20 years ago, Laneway began in the era of CDs and radio, and now finds itself in one defined by TikTok and Spotify. That it has retained its focus on new music without succumbing to nostalgia is a rare triumph of vision and curation. The festival's co-founder Danny Rogers and Julian Carswell, creative producer for the Auckland show, …
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China’s decades-long economic boom was powered by workers who migrated from the countryside to cities to find jobs. But to do so, many of them had to leave their children behind. Now some cities are vying to attract migrant workers' children. Zhejiang province is piloting an experimental policy which should make it easier for migrants to bring thei…
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Clare Winterbourn is a New Zealander who moved to Sydney in the 00s, and now runs Born Bred Talent, the most impactful talent agency in social media across Australia and Aotearoa. She represents powerhouse talent like the Inspired Unemployed and Uce Gang, and joins Duncan Greive on The Fold to give an unparalleled insight into TikTok, Instagram and…
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The Fold is taking a break over summer. We'll be back soon with new episodes but, until then, here's one of our favourites from 2023: She arrived off the boat from Ireland, and within a couple of years was interviewing the prime minister weekly. That led to one of the biggest political scoops of the decade, a long career at RNZ and the extraordinar…
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The Fold is taking a break over summer. We'll be back soon with new episodes but, until then, here's one of our favourites from 2023: Over the past two years TikTok has risen to become the cultural heart of the internet, for better and worse. And throughout that time, Kate Lindsay has been there to document it. The former staffer with The Atlantic …
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China is watching Taiwan’s next presidential race closely. The results will influence Xi Jinping’s next steps when it comes to resolving the “Taiwan question”. Ahead of the vote on January 13th, Alice Su, our senior China correspondent, goes to campaign rallies of the 3 parties in the race. We meet voters, young and old, who each have a different i…
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