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In this article we propose the emergence of a new kind of visual protest and alternative communication called the Audiovisual Cultural Artifact of Protest (ACAP). These will be studied in the context of the Basque Country, which currently combines...
Commentary: We enjoy freedom of speech in New Zealand, even though the Bill of Rights Act guarantee can be over-ridden. We have a variety of privately owned news media, even though the vast majority are owned by overseas interests. We have state-...
This article reports on a content analysis of newspaper items from Aotearoa/New Zealand about Māori issues, focusing on level of coverage, topics and sources. Results from analysis of a representative sample of news items from six months over 2007-...
Negative mass media representations of Māori are of major concern, impacting on Māori/Pakeha relations, how Māori see themselves, on collective health and wellbeing, and ultimately undermining the fundamentals of equity and justice in our society....
A number of articles deal with the social reception of new media content. Important themes here include citizenship and public knowledge, ethnographies of news consumption, news consumption and social memory. Another set of chapters looks at news...
Stephen Quinn presents in this rather concise publication the concept of mobile journalism (mojo) within the Asian context. Along with practical tips on jow to be a mojo in this region, Quinn provides case studies and examples in an anecdotal form...
This book provides an informative snapshot of where countries in and around Asia are with their technology and how governments are responding. Behnke binds together reports from Pakistan to the Pacific, some of which include analyses of elections...
This book argues that 'China today enjoys complex and highly advanced media through its newspapers, magazines, radio and television broadcasting, and cinema accompanied by the necessary ancillary services of advertising and public relations' (p. 207)
The Cunningham and Turner reader, once again, has a core of 11 informational chapters updating us on developments in and around mass media, set in a jacket of other chapters describing selected theories of media or media research. At the back there...
Kunda Dixit is a remarkable journalist innovator. He has been one of the visionary writers who have beeen able to make sense of development journalism and development communication theory and translate this into practice. A decade before this book,...

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