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Would I Lie to You?


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Inspired by the BBC One comedy show, we’ll test the fake-news-detecting skills of our panel and audience. Can our panel of seasoned journalists fool the audience with bluster and bluff, fakery and fabrication? Will our audience pick the true news stories from the pork pies?

With Brett McLeod, Gaven Morris, Michelle Griffin and more to be announced.


New News is presented in partnership with the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne, and Monash University.


Brett McLeod

Brett McLeod is an award-winning journalist and news presenter at the Nine Network. He has covered many major news stories in Australia and overseas. As well as Nine News, Brett has filed for CNN, SKY News, and radio stations across Australia and internationally. Graduating in media at RMIT, Brett... Read more

Gaven Morris

Gaven Morris has extensive experience as a news executive, news editor, reporter and producer. He spent almost a decade in international news, first at CNN in London as an online and television reporter, and as a roving international news producer and senior editor. Prior to his appointment as Dire... Read more

Michelle Griffin

Michelle Griffin is currently News Director at the Age – and responsible for direction of news content across the publication. Michelle has been at the paper for 11 years in a number of roles, including editor of M Magazine, Arts and Culture Editor, Age Deputy Editor (Sections), Federal News Edi... Read more


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