The ABC’s Media Watch

Presenter Jonathan Holmes @jonaholmesMW

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.


The program (critical of News Media errors & distortions) publishes corrections of its own mistakes:

Media Watch breached the ABC code of practice, obliging the program to amend its definition of its role. News Ltd

David Salter, former Media Watch executive producer, commented on the presenters’ past & present News Media relationships & changes to the program’s style. Crikey, November 7, 2012