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Mediating publicness: An analysis of Pacific audiences’ desire for a sphere of their own in Aotearoa/New Zealand
This paper suggests that Pacific groups are positioned narrowly in New Zealand publicness, often in ways that run counter to Pacific audiences’ demand for in-depth news and information and public debate. Focus groups held ...
The Traitor and the Hedonist: Motherhood in two New Zealand child abuse cases
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2011)
Two recent child abuse cases in New Zealand flooded the local media spotlight and captured the public’s attention. In both cases, the mothers were not charged with murdering their children. Yet, both mothers received ...
Positioning in Media Dialogue: Negotiating Roles in the News Interview by Elda Weizman
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2010)
This book is a series of analyses of how interviewers and interviewees position themselves and each other in Israeli television news interviews, all based on interviews from the early evening current affairs show, ‘Erev ...
'Club versus country' in rugby union: tensions in an exceptional New Zealand system
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2010)
In contrast to the global reach and popularity of the association game, rugby union enjoys the position of being the national sport of New Zealand. This position is sustained by an exceptional model of governance with ...
Care across languages
'"Thank goodness for our little radio": Researching post-quake radio audiences'
This article discusses the use of radio after major earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 2010 and 2011. It draws on archival sources to retrospectively research post-quake audiences in the terms people used during ...
Tuhinga Māhorahora: tracking vocabulary use in children’s writing in Māori
Māori language and culture immersion programmes have been established now in Aotearoa New Zealand for about 30 years, however there is still not a great deal of research on the proficiency of the children who attend those ...
RadioQuake: Getting back 'on air' after the Christchurch earthquakes
Local independent radio stations in Christchurch, New Zealand, had their operations severely disrupted by major earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011. This article examines the experiences of three radio stations ...
The organizational-level communication of African LGBT refugee NGOs on social media
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2016)
Roughly forty percent of countries continue to categorize homosexuality as illegal. Punishment ranges from imprisonment, fines, sanctions, beatings, to death. However, refugee status is still granted largely on the basis ...
Language, Ethnicity, and Belonging for the Children of Migrants in New Zealand
The children of migrants grow up with influence from at least two cultures, and they must negotiate their path to adulthood through one or more ethnicities and one or more language varieties that may set them apart from ...