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Metro, the leading New Zealand glossy magazine reporting issues and society, published an investigative article ‘BLOOD MONEY’ probing the NZ Superannuation Fund (NZSF) investment in the controversial US-owned Freeport copper and gold mine at...
Findings from several focus groups were also used to help design an AC Nielsen questionaire, conducted in May and June of that year, among 500 people. The questions primarily focused on balance, fairness, accuracy and good taste and decency in New...
This is an essential book for any one interested in the way that New Zealand formulates and carries out its foreign policy. It is also a stark reminder that New Zealand, a founder member of the United Nations, a vocal supporter of decolonisation and...
The proportion of people who identified as Pacific Islanders in New Zealand grew by 14.7 percent to 265,974 in the 2005 Census. Overall, Pacific people now comprise almost 7 percent of the total New Zealand population. As the Pacific communities...
Web journalism is more of a thoughtful critique of online publishing than a 'how to' training text. While it tackles the challenges posed by the Daily. Me syndrome, it also questions the ability of journalists to think afresh. Stovall argues that...
Fiji's Prime Minister, Laisenia Qarase, has often complained of 'inaccuracy, misinformation, distortion and bias' in reporting the Pacific region. Yet there is more to 'getting it right' than accurately reporting Qarase's facts. What of journalists...
In New Zealand, various journalism ethics codes either specifically condemn news media plagiarism—the passing off by a reporter of another's work or part work as one's own—or demand standards of accuracy and honesty that would preclude its use....
This article explores the ethical issues faced by New Zealand journalists reporting a disaster. Journalists who travelled to Asia to report on the 2004 tsunami were asked to complete an online survey containing a mixture of Likert scale and open-...
For much of the past century there was broad acceptance of the stark contrast between the state’s involvement in the regulation of the content of broadcasting and its laissez-faire relationship with the columns of the press. The ‘failed market’...
A theme in the book is Tamihere's uncanny ability to survive utterances and actions that should have ended the career of almost any other politician. At the time this was true, However, in the now notorious Investigate magazine artcle in April,...

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