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New Zealand media and journalists largely equate the ‘Pacific’ with Polynesia. The focus of reportage and understanding the region begins with the Cook islands and ends with Niue, Samoa and Tonga, with a limited grasp of Fiji. Anything west of Nadi...
English for journalists: Hicks discusses just what kind of English the book is about. As many before him have noted, the strongest influence on the language has undoubtedly been American, but latterly the influence of new technology has been...
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...
This handbooks presents a timely contribution to the growing body of literature on crisis communication. Premised on the belief that the study of crisis communication deserves recognition as a discipline distinct from public relations and corporate...
The trio of books dubbed The News Manual, which grew out of a search in the mid-1980s for resources for University of Paua New Guinea students, were published in 1991 with backing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...
This timely publication by two lecturers at AUT University's journalism school is aimed at putting that imbalance right, and more importantly passing on some of the craft built up over generations of subediting in New Zealand. There is a nice...
What should journalism schools teach? This remains a vexing question the world over, including the Pacific. A century after the first journalism school began in the United States in 1902, a clear formula for journalsim education has yet to be...
Ten New Zealand journalism educators- all experienced journalists—have gone a long way toward meeting that challenge in this, the fourth edition of their 'Bible'—the key text for teaching the discipline to ther nationally accredited unit standards.
"In reading Media Minefield, the first sentence of the book The Journalists and the Murderer kept running through my head: 'Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally  ...
Burrows and Cheers have provided a greatly expanded analysis of the developing area of privacy law, an area watched with trepidation by the news media after several high profile court cases, both in New Zealand and overseas.  Pearson also deserves...

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