• Drama at Disney: A Thematic Analysis of Creative Worker Identity Negotiation and Identification in the Documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty

      Nairn, A; Matthews, J (International Academic Forum (IAFOR), 2020)
      Work in creative organizations is often completed under intense working conditions. Due to the nature of the industry sector, creative workers must manage and deal with a range of factors related to their daily activities. ...
    • Key Melanesian Media Freedom Challenges: Climate Crisis, Internet Freedoms, Fake News and West Papua

      Robie, D (Pacific Media Centre, School of Communication Studies, Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Melanesia, and the microstates of the Pacific generally, face the growing influence of authoritarian and secretive values in the region—projected by both China and Indonesia and with behind-the-scenes manipulation. There ...
    • Trust in News in New Zealand

      Myllylahti, M; Treadwell, G (AUT research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD), 2020)
      This is the first JMAD report from the centre’s ongoing research project into the level of trust New Zealanders have in the news. It is produced in collaboration with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. With ...
    • Journalists as First Responders

      Rupar, V (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      Covering terrorist attacks has posed numerous challenges to mainstream media across the world. Bringing information to the public quickly remains a primary goal for news media, but the journalistic duty to tell the truth ...
    • Chasing Dreams, Finding Nightmares: Exploring the Creative Limits of the Music Career

      Nairn, A (M/C - Media and Culture, 2020)
      In the 2019 documentary Chasing Happiness, recording artist/musician Joe Jonas tells audiences that the band was “living the dream”. Similarly, in the 2012 documentary Artifact, lead singer Jared Leto remarks that at the ...
    • JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2019

      Myllylahti, M; Baker, S (School of Communication Studies, Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      No abstract.
    • 2018 JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report

      Myllylahti, M (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Summary This eighth JMAD New Zealand media ownership report observes a considerable shift in New Zealand media ownership. In 2018, Australian Nine Entertainment took over Stuff’s parent company Fairfax Media. The report ...
    • 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 ...
    • Google, Facebook and New Zealand News Media: The Problem of Platform Dependency

      Myllylahti, M (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      About the data in this report: This report utilises data from two analytics companies: SimilarWeb and BirdSong Analytics. The findings of the report are dependent on the quality and accuracy of the data offered by these ...
    • 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 ...