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Today on The Wire


  • bNews with Damien
  • The students are back - and Chris Garlands here to tell us what they're all talking about, on the AUSA Report.
  • A timley look at the aftermath of War - the politics, the lies, the spin and media reaction. Mohamed El- Bendary , a journalist and tutor in politics is presenting two BBC documentaries looking at these common threads.
  • The Worlds Wife opens in Auckland this week, Fiona Samuels joins us in studio to discuss the show, an adaptation of poems about the wives of famous men, by Carol Ann Duffy.
  • Dr Thomas Fudge from Canterbury University has just resigned in protest at what he sees as censorship, after 500 copies of article he wrote about Joel Hayward were destroyed and the editor sacked. Dr Fudge joins us today... And we hear a balancing view from the University of Canterbury.
  • No Green Dean today, he's off collecting grass clippings...
  • And Monica Dwyer joins us with the Magazine Review.
  • Aucklanders can tune in at 95 on the FM dial.

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