Upheaval: seismic, social and media mash-ups after the Christchurch earthquakes

Terry Austrin, John Farnsworth


What does such a quote have to do with the devastation, trauma and ongoing struggle in suburb after suburb of Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged city or with its expression in numerous private and public media spaces? How does it address the issues of rebuilding and regeneration faced by its citizens? This, more than two years after the first major shock, when they are still facing constantly unstable, changing circumstances, including the shaking ground beneath them? 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11157/medianz-vol13iss2id17


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