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For this research Yska won a National Library Research Fellowship and he spendt 2008 reading microfiches and mouldy old hard copies of weekly in the basement of the library. He must have gnashed his teeth when a year later the library digitised...
At the front of News 2.0, University of Queensland journalism professor Michael Bromley says this has ‘much needed grounded insight and foresight’. And as some academics’ writing about journalism seems to fit into a matrix of media theory few...
This short documentary raises some serious issues about the quality of news in New Zealand media. Leading with the statement that NZ has the 'most deregulated, commericalised media market in the world', it examines private ownership and the drive...
Modelled on earlier national surveys of 1987 and 1994, this 2003 survey polled New Zealand journalists on their educational background, formal training, experiences on the job and professional development. Even though the returns (297) were fewer...
In the United States the media system is set up to maximise profit for a relative handful of large companies. The system works well for them, but it is a disaster for the communication needs of a healthy and self-governing society. The problem is...
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