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“You Want To Capture Something that Will Make People Change”: Rhetorical Persuasion in The Cove, Whale Wars, and Sharkwater.
(University of Canterbury. The School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2014)
Dolphins, whales, and sharks are some of the world’s most iconic animals. Yet, many people will only ever see these animals via the media. The media, then, hold significant power in creating, modifying, or reaffirming the ...
Hacktivism and Habermas: Online Protest as Neo-Habermasian Counterpublicity
(University of Canterbury. Media and Communication, 2010)
This thesis both draws from and contributes to the ongoing project of critiquing and reconstructing the theory of the public sphere; an undertaking that has been characterised as both valuable and necessary by Fraser (2005: ...