• Shadow publics’ in the news coverage of socio-political issues

      Rupar, V; Munshi,Kurian, Fraser (Sage, 2014)
    • 'Shadow publics’ in the news coverage of socio-political issues

      Rupar, V; Munshi,Kurian, Fraser (Sage, 2014)
      Coverage of contentious socio-political issues in the news media often involves the creation of shadow publics that facilitate journalistic framing strategies. These publics are not easily identifiable but exert significant ...
    • Shooting the messenger, Pacific style

      Robie, D (The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), 2014)
      Media freedom as an issue in the Pacific has been defined in far too narrow terms, as if Big Brother governments and politicians ignorant about the role of media are the only problem. Of course, they’re not. There are many ...
    • South Pacific notions of the fourth estate: A collision of media models, culture and values

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      South Pacific media is generally projected as embracing Western news values with the ideals of "objectivity" and "facticity" being paramount. In fact, while this may well be partially true of the Western-owned mainstream ...
    • Special Issue: Agenda 2020 Imagining the Future of New Zealand Media

      Mollgaard, M (MEDIANZ, 2017)
      This edition of MEDIANZ was generated from papers, presentations and discussions at the Agenda 2020: NZ Media Futures Symposium at AUT in April 2017. The Symposium was designed as a forum to encourage debate about the media ...
    • Storytelling for Our Own People: A Reflection on Working with Māori Filmmaker Barry Barclay

      Milligan, C (Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand (MEDIANZ), 2017)
      Māori film director and writer Barry Barclay is recognized among international indigenous filmmakers as a foundational figure. As a philosopher and a filmmaker, he was fierce in pursuit of what he saw to be tika, that ...
    • Sure to rise: reading the Edmonds cookery book as a popular icon

      Piatti-Farnell, L (2013)
      Cookbooks are one of a variety of written forms that can be read as historical documents, functioning as testaments to individual, familial and cultural development. In the recipe, one can find a sense of culinary preference ...
    • Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific News Blind Spots and Citizen Media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ Betrayal to a Social Media Revolution

      Robie, D (Pacific Media Centre, School of Communication Studies, Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      For five decades Tanah Papua, or the West Papua half of the island of New Guinea on the intersection of Asia and the Pacific, has been a critical issue for the region with a majority of the Melanesian population supporting ...
    • Tearing and restoring the moral fabric of society in Asian romance movies

      Rahman, KA (The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), 2013)
      This work identifies socio-cultural themes that are represented in 3 distinct groups of Asian romance movies – Hindi, Thai and Malay. The discussion highlights cultural issues raised, previously considered taboo in Asian ...
    • Testimony to a paradise exposed [Book review]

      Robie, D (School of Social and Economic Development, University of the South Pacific, 2011)
      Twenty-one years ago, I wrote a book about indigenous independence and nationalist struggles in the South Pacific. The British publishers wanted a “paradise lost” cover of a beach fringed with coconut palms. It was the ...
    • Textbooks: changing materiality, changing meaning

      Mules, PA (Common Ground Publishing, 2011)
      In a print-based society the physical characteristics of books not only controlled how knowledge was accessed, stored and disseminated, but also exerted a powerful unconscious influence over our perceptions about the status ...
    • The art and science of dialogue in public relations practice

      Theunissen, PS; Rahman, KA (AUT University, 2011)
      Dialogue can be seen as both an art and a science, depending on how we approach it, and it is seen to be the most desired form of communication. While this view is widely and uncritically accepted in Public Relations theory ...
    • The changing face of current affairs programmes in New Zealand, United States and Britain

      Baker, Sarah (New Zealand Communication Association (NZCA), 2006)
      This paper will explore the changing face of current affairs programmes in three countries, New Zealand, Britain and the United States. News and current affairs programmes have been the subject of much debate in recent ...
    • The death of a genre? Television current affairs programmes on New Zealand Public Television

      Baker, Sarah; Baker, S (Australian New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), 2007)
      “We need the angry buzz of current affairs programmes” (Professor Sylvia Harvey in Holland, 2006, p. iv). “In a public system, television producers acquire money to make programmes. In a commercial system they make ...
    • The language of support: the case of the Christchurch earthquake

      Theunissen, PS (AUT University, 2011)
      It is not unusual for spectators of a natural disaster to be affected by that disaster and to want to reach out to its victims – whether it be physically or spiritually. With the advent of the Internet and social media, ...
    • The language of support: the case of the Christchurch earthquake

      Theunissen, PS (AUT University, 2011)
      It is not unusual for spectators of a natural disaster to be affected by that disaster and to want to reach out to its victims – whether it be physically or spiritually. With the advent of the Internet and social media, ...
    • The South Pacific media:politics, ownership and control

      Robie, D (Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars (BCAS) / Critical Asian Studies, 1995)
      Two transnational media conglomerates own or control all the major circulation newspapers in the South Pacific. Through their subsidiaries Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Ltd and French media magnate Robert Hersant's ...
    • The suitcase, the samurai sword and the pumpkin: Asian crime and news media treatment

      Baker, Sarah; Benson, SJ; Baker, S; Benson, SJ (Pacific Media Centre, 2008)
      In 2005 and 2007, two high profile crimes were reported in the New Zealand media. The first case involved the murder of a young Chinese student, Wan Biao, whose dismembered body was discovered in a suitcase. The second ...
    • A Trauma Shake-up: Are NZ Graduates Being Prepared for the Real World?

      Barnes, M (Pacific Media Centre, AUT University, 2013)
      Young journalists today are highly likely to cover traumatic incidents early in their careers, with many confronting trauma day to day. This pressure is exacerbated in the current economic climate and fast-paced changing ...
    • Trials of Celebrity

      Johnson, RJK; King, DB (Pacific Media Centre, Creative Industries Research Institute, AUT University., 2013)
      This issue of Pacific Journalism Review engages with the theme of the dynamics of fame in a small country. In contrast to the dominant focus of the newly emergent field of Celebrity Studies on celebrity as a global phenomenon, ...