Academic publications

Selection of our recent research publications

Merja Myllylahti & Greg Treadwell

Journal article

This article published in Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences investigates how we can define trust in news, and how the trust in news in New Zealand compares internationally.

Verica Rupar, Amber Hammill & Wayne Hope

Journal article

This article published in in Journalism and Media investigates media coverage of New Zealand's 2019 local body elections with focusing on environmental reporting and what role age plays in media representation.

Amanda Rutherford & Sarah Baker

Journal Article

This article published in Film and Media Studies debates how the scale and cinematic production values of quality television add value to the Game of Thrones series through the enhancement and articulation of the Gothic horror.

Atakohu Middleton

Book chapter

This book chapter describes the political and social contexts that led to the development of radio and television news for Māori, the indigenous inhabitants of Aotearoa New Zealand, in their heritage language, te reo Māori (the Māori language).

Rufus McEwan & Matt Mollgaard

Journal Article

The article investigates the deregulation of New Zealand's commercial radio market. The article examines the strategies that commercial radio has used to remain relevant to audiences and advertisers and to survive and thrive in the digital age.