• Becoming Iconic

      King, B (Annenberg School, University of Southern California, 2018)
      Contemporary popular journalism and cultural commentary are marked by the widespread proliferation of the term “iconic” in a way that departs from its traditional, sacred meaning, albeit carrying the aura of the former ...
    • 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 ...
    • Review: Indonesian Repression and Betrayal in West Papua

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      Papua Blood: A Photographer’s Eyewitness Account of West Papua Over 30 Years, by Peter Bang. Copenhagen, Denmark: Remote Frontlines, 2018. 248 pages. ISBN 978-87-430-0101-0 See No Evil: New Zealand’s Betrayal of the People ...
    • Review: A Crusade for Media Truth and Justice

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism, by Peter Greste. Sydney: Viking. 2017. 335 pages. ISBN 9780670079261. PETER GRESTE, the Australian journalist who became a thorn in the side of the ...
    • Editorial: Killing the Messenger

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in research published in this edition of Pacific Journalism ...
    • Asia Pacific Report: A New Zealand nonprofit journalism model for campus-based social justice media

      Robie, D (Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies (CESASS), Universitas Gadjah Mada, 2018)
      For nine years, the Pacific Media Centre research and publication unit at Auckland University of Technology has published journalism with an ‘activist’ edge to its style of reportage raising issues of social justice in New ...
    • Review: Coups, globalisation and Fiji’s reset ‘democracy’ paradigm

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      The General’s Goose: Fiji’s Tale of Contemporary Misadventure, by Robbie Robertson. Canberra: Australian National University. 2017. 366 pages. ISBN 9781760461 When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime ...
    • Ecological Communication in Asia-Pacific: A comparative analysis of social adaptation to maritime disaster in Indonesia and Fiji

      Wahyuni,, HI; Fitrah, AA; Handayani, F; Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      This article is of a comparative study of social adaptation in the Cyclone Winston disaster case in Fiji and rob flooding in Semarang, Indonesia. In February 2016, the largest tropical storm in the Southern Hemisphere, ...
    • Editorial: Connecting the Pacific dots

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      When University of the South Pacific climate change scientist Elisabeth Holland gave a keynote address at the Second Pacific Climate Change Conference at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, New Zealand, on February 2018, her ...
    • Bearing Witness 2017: Year 2 of a Pacific climate change storytelling project

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      In 2016, the Pacific Media Centre responded to the devastation and tragedy wrought in Fiji by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston by initiating the Bearing Witness journalism project and dispatching two postgraduate students ...
    • Review: Charlie Hebdo and the free speech conflict

      Robie, D (Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2018)
      After Charlie Hebdo: Terror, Racism and Free Speech, edited by Gavan Titley, Des Freedman, Gholam Khiabany and Aurélien Mondon. London: Zed Books. 2017. 313 pages. ISBN 9781783609383 IN OCTOBER 2016, I returned to that ...
    • Radio New Zealand and the Internet: Ten Years of Transformation

      Mollgaard, M (Monash University Prato Italy, 2018)
      In 2007 I surveyed Radio New Zealand audience data to interrogate how its relatively new website was being used by listeners. That research found that ‘the majority of New Zealand users accessed the Radio New Zealand site ...
    • 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 ...
    • Flagging Diversity: The Discursive Construction of Cultural Diversity by the Flag Consideration Panel

      Annabell, T; Nairn, A (Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), 2017)
      The Flag Consideration Project invited New Zealanders to change the New Zealand flag, and in doing soprovided an opportunity for public discussion about what it means to belong to anation. This ...
    • Is Edward Cullen a "good" boyfriend: Young men talk about Twilight, masculinity and the rules of (hetero)romance

      Vogels, C (Journal of Popular Romance Studies, 2017)
      The popular romance is a pervasive and ubiquitous part of popular culture, which has been critically and rigorously analysed by a wide range of scholars. While this body of work is diverse in its critiques of popular ...
    • The Decline and Redefinition of New Zealand Current Affairs Television Programmes

      Baker, S (The International Association of Media Communication Research (IAMCR), 2017)
      This article explores New Zealand current affairs programmes from a critical political economy perspective. Many critics believe the current affairs television genre is in terminal decline in most Western countries. They ...
    • JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2016

      Myllylahti, M (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      No abstract.
    • 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 ...
    • Mobile Social Media and the News: Where Heutagogy Enables Journalism Education

      Mulrennan, D (SAGE Publications, 2017)
      Journalism schools are under pressure to look beyond traditional teaching methods to prepare students for the post-Internet, rapidly evolving news landscape. Heutagogy is a net-centric teaching method in which learners are ...
    • 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 ...