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Representing Islam and Muslims in New Zealand Newspapers
This study uses quantitative and qualitative methods to analyse how New Zealand mainstream newspapers represent Islamic identity and Muslim communities. Events reported between October 2005 andExpand
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'You Say You Want a Revolution' ... The Next Stage of Public Sector Reform in New Zealand
Over the past 30 years New Zealand’s system of public management has seen a number of positive changes, both systematic and incremental. That process made New Zealand a world leader in publicExpand
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Media mergers and the defence of pluralism [Book Review]
Review(s) of: Media mergers and the defence of pluralism, by Hulten, O., Tjernstrom, S. and Melesko, S. (eds),
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What global perspective does our university foster in our students?
We used a modified circuit of culture enquiry to explore processes of production, representation and consumption of global perspective at our university, in the context of fostering this perspectiveExpand
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Transformation of the media landscape: Infotainment versus expository narrations for communicating science in online videos
Society is undergoing a transformation in the way people consume media: increasingly we are using online on-demand videos, with the fastest growing segment of online videos about science beingExpand
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Mediating the Science: Symbolic and Structural Influences on Communicating Climate Change Through New Zealand's Television News
Climate change presents scientists, politicians, and media producers with a challenge of articulating to diverse stakeholders both the complexity of issues and the urgency of action. Analyses of howExpand
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Iconizing “Muslim Terrorism” in a British Newspaper and Public Perception
Abstract By examining a news story and reader responses published in the Daily Mail Online (DMO), our study discursively argues that this daily newspaper promotes an Orientalist perception of IslamExpand
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Engaging end-users in telecommunication as complementary assets: creating more spaces at the policy table
Michael Bourk is a lecturer in the Department of Media, Film and Communication at the University of Otago. In recent years, governments and telecommunication companies across the world have pouredExpand
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