The bFM WIRE Today: 12 - 2pm weekdays
Host: Mark Easterbrook
Producer: Olivia Kember
Co Producer: Chris Garland
Editorial Director: Renee Mundy
Today on The Wire
* Robyn Donald- a New Zealand romance writer - they are having their 10th annual conference 'Addicted to Love' in Auckland this weekend. Trends in the genre include more sex and now paranormal romance but the basic formula remains the same.
* Norman LaRoque, a policy advisor for the business roundtable on why the studnet loan scheme should not be made more generous. He thinks students are pretty bloody privileged as it is.
* David Zwartz, president of the NZ Jewish Council. What is 'anti-semitism', and how do the media represent Israel without being accused of it?
* Steve Waterson Australian editor of "Time" Magazine about the New Zealand feature in this weeks edition, we're especially excited about the article on the d4 and the datsuns
* Chris Garland lets us know what's up in the land of Students on the AUSA Report
* Monica Dwyer reviews a slection of this weeks Magazines
* And Green Dean speaks to SAFE about animal testing, live from a protests happening outside a vivisection conference in Christchurch.
From the desk of Renee Mundy, 95bFM Radio, News and Editorial Director