Q+A: Does food advertising push up obesity rates?

Q+A: Does food advertising push up obesity rates?

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world – but how much does advertising have to do with it? Jim Mann is calling for greater government regulations around how food is advertised, especially to children. Lachlan Balfour spoke with Mann...
Why do we need journalism?

Why do we need journalism?

By Mel Bunce Journalism is facing a profound financial crisis. Around the world, news outlets are closing, and journalists are losing their jobs. Should we be worried? Journalism is often referred to as the โ€˜fourth estateโ€™ โ€“ an institution that is necessary for...
Q+A: Why are shark populations in decline?

Q+A: Why are shark populations in decline?

Often thought of as the king of the ocean, shark populations are on the decline the world over, while their habitats have been affected by human contact. Mitchell Fuller talks to Riley Elliot about sharks, their decline, and the role they play as apex predators in our...