In each episode of our podcast series, Afraid to Ask, we ask AUT experts the weird questions you've been thinking about your whole life. They say there's no such thing as a stupid question, so it's time to put that theory to the test.

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How Can I Spot Fake News?

Podcast 15: How Can I Spot Fake News?

In an age where everyone on the internet has a voice, it can be hard knowing who to believe. This week, we sat down with Greg Treadwell, AUT Senior Lecturer in Journalism, and discussed FAKE NEWS; What is it? Why does it happen? And how can we stop it?

Let us know what you think, and don’t forget to submit your question at #askAUT

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What would happen if I put Hand Cream on my Face?

Podcast 14: What would happen if I put Hand Cream on my Face?

We've asked some pretty important and controversial questions on Afraid to Ask, but today we're truly breaking new ground, as we once again talk to Adjunct Professor Sharad Paul and ask him about the hidden truths and industry secrets of the skin care industry.

Let us know what you think, and don’t forget to submit your question at #askAUT

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Podcast 13: What is Kiwisaver and when can I start spending the Money?

It's the 10 year anniversary of Kiwisaver! But... What actually is Kiwisaver? Do we need it? When can I spend the money? This week on Afraid to Ask, we talk to AUT Professor of finance Bart Frijns about the scheme, and how it can help you save for retirement.

Let us know what you think, and don’t forget to submit your question at #askAUT

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Can you be racist to white people?

Podcast 12: Can you be Racist to White People?

We hear a lot about white privilege and casual racism these days, but what does any of that even mean? Today on Afraid to Ask we're asking our most controversialquestion yet: Can you be racist towards white people?

Let us know what you think, and don’t forget to submit your question at #askAUT

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Music used in all episodes: Go Cart - Loop Mix Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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