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The nature of audiences in both Australia and New Zealand is ethnically, culturally and religiously diverse. Yet the mainstream media largely does not reflect this diversity. In the case of Australia, diversity reportage relating to Arabs and Muslim...
For more than two decades, diversity has been a growing mantra for the New Zealand news media. Initially, the concept of biculturalism—partnership with the indigenous tangata whenua—was pre-eminent in the debate, but as the nation’s Pasifika and...
On 25 August 2008, media practitioners, policy makers, journalists and media educators gathered on Ngā Wai O Horotiu Marae at New Zealand’s AUT University to consider the state of diversity in the news media and the challenges for ‘doing it better...
Commentary: In the post 9/11 era there is considerable opportunity for the media profession to give insight into what has compelled one side to act in a way that has enraged and empowered another side to act in a manner that further caused hostility...
Race issues featured in political campaigns leading up to the 2005 election. A speech made by the leader of the National Party, Don Brash, at Orewa, 27 January 2004 decrying racial separatism and accusing the government of supporting race-based...
This article provides a statistical picture of print freelancers, the largest freelance sector in New Zealand. Compared with journalists employed in the print industry, freelancers had generally the same ethnic profile and distribution throughout...
Commentary: We are witnessing a wholesale restructuring of media ownership statutes throughout the world. It is difficult to think of a single developed or developing country which over the last 10 years has not introduced at least one change – and...
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