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Rocking the dinghy gently

Volume 9, Issue 1

September, 2003

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Oosterman, A. (2003). Rocking the dinghy gently. Pacific Journalism Review, 9(1): 190-192. Review of What's News? Reclaiming Journalism in New Zealand, edited by Judy McGregor and Margie Comrie. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press, 2002.
Author(s): Allison Oosterman
Reviewed book edited by Judy McGregor and Margie Comrie
Publication date: 
September, 2003

What's News? has tried to steer a middle course between academic research and commentary and does offer the general reader a sound introduction to the various media issues raised. It has rocked the dinghy gently but not so hard that anbody is likely to fall overboard and get soaked.