The AM Show and its host Duncan Garner failed in their duty last week.
Mental health advocate Mike King made an unacceptable personal attack during the show on Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield, calling him “a nasty little man who is killing our kids”.
Garner’s response was: “They’re big claims to make. We’ll give him the right of reply.”
They weren’t “big claims”. They were an extreme attack that could well be found to be defamatory in the unlikely event that Bloomfield took civil action. Continue reading “AM Show failed Ashley Bloomfield…and Mike King”