• 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, ...
    • Trump, Populism and the Merchant Imaginary

      King, B (Springer Nature Publishing AG, 2018)
      This article explores the social ontological basis of Trumpism as a form of populism, historically defined as government by personal rule. For many commentators, the key feature of Trump’s presidency is its fundamental ...
    • Trust and transparency

      Robie, D; Lidberg, J (Pacific Media Centre, Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      SINCE THE call for papers to the theme for this issue of the Pacific Journalism Review, more tumultuous events in journalism have unfolded dominated by the agonising restructure of the newspaper arms of media companies ...
    • Using virtual stories to resolve workplace miscommunication

      Mules, PA (Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Inc., 2005)
      www:workstories.ac.nz is an Auckland University of Technology, Faculty of Arts Learning and Teaching initiative. The aim of the site is to provide an online learning tool that is a flexible, interactive textbook/teaching ...
    • What is a mode? Smell, olfactory perception, and the notion of mode in multimodal mediated theory

      Norris, S (Multimodal Research Centre, School of Communication Studies, AUT University, 2013)
      Moving towards multimodal mediated theory, I propose to define a mode as a system of mediated action that comes about through concrete lower-level actions that social actors take in the world. In order to explain exactly ...
    • What kind of country we want for our children: An analysis of media coverage of the 2017 New Zealand General Election

      Mills, K; Berti, C; Rupar, V (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
      This article is the third in a series investigating media reporting of New Zealand elections. Based on content analysis of 510 articles published in the New Zealand Herald, and thematic analysis of a subset of news stories ...