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. 

The Journal is also affiliated with the MEDIANZ list. For information about media studies events and opportunities within Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond, please subscribe via the Web at



Upcoming 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


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 15, No 2 (2015): New Zealand Mediascapes

Table of Contents


Editorial: New Zealand Mediascapes PDF
Kevin Fisher, John Farnsworth


Diversity, Inclusivity, and the News: Coverage of the 2014 New Zealand General Election PDF
Verica Rupar, Thomas Owen, Sarah Baker
‘Because we are in an emergency situation, we are unable to meet with you’: Negotiating civic and government ‘playing spaces’ during the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake PDF
Michael Bourk, Kate Holland, Warwick Blood
Pop, Power and Politics: Kiwi FM and the ‘Third Way’ in New Zealand PDF
Matthew Mollgaard
Cooking Class: Ideology, Identity and the Commodification of New Zealand in Annabel Langbein – The Free Range Cook PDF
Donald Reid

Review Article

Anti-ideological Ideology: Sean Phelan’s critique of journalism in Neoliberalism, Media and the Political PDF
Brett Nicholls

Book Reviews

Graeme Turner. 2016. Re-Inventing the Media. London and New York: Routledge. PDF
Emma Mesikämmen