MEDIANZ: Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand

International in scope while recognizing the specific location of Aotearoa New Zealand.

MEDIANZ:Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand is the new name for the New Zealand Journal of Media Studies, the back issues of which are archived on this site. 

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Recent Issues



16.1 Digital Communities

Co-edted by Kirsten Moana Thompson, Allan Cameron and Misha Kavka


16.2 Mediating the Real

Co-edited by Rosemary Overell and Misha Kavka


Available in Archives:

17.1 AGENDA 2020: New Zealand Media Futures

guest edited by Matt Mollgaard


17.2 Sea Change: Transforming Industries, Screens and Texts

guest edited by Alfio Leotta


Posted: 2014-09-04
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Vol 16, No 1 (2016): Digital Communities

Table of Contents


Introduction: Digital Communities PDF
Kirsten Moana Thompson, Allan Cameron, Misha Kavka


‘Fun and Freedom’? Kaupapa Māori Approaches in the 48 Hour Film Competition PDF
O. Ripeka Mercier, Challen Wilson
‘Tweetube’: Double-Track Communication in Bullet Curtain Websites PDF
Meng Xu
Digital Campus Culture: Diversity, Inclusivity and Social Media PDF
Luke Goode, Suzanne Woodward
Facebook as a Platform for an Imagined Diasporic Community PDF
Paula Ray
The Holy Trail: Rethinking ‘Value’ in Google’s Ubiquitous Mapping Project PDF
Kathleen Kuehn, Michael Daubs


The Mobile Innovation Network Australasia PDF
Max Schleser