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  • Characterizations of Pacific Island people in the New Zealand press

    Loto, Robert; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Chamberlain, Kerry; Karapu, Rolinda; Barnett, Alison Reremoana (2005)
    Researchers have documented how ethnic minorities are often disadvantaged in mainstream media coverage, which function to silence minority voices and to privilege majority voices. Such representational practices have very ...
  • Child poverty and government policy: the contesting of symbolic power in newspaper constructions of families in need

    Barnett, Alison Reremoana; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Chamberlain, Kerry; Karapu, Rolinda (2007)
    News media play a central role in processes of symbolic power through which social issues are defined and solutions legitimized. This paper explores the role of newspaper coverage in the public construction of the New ...
  • Considering photographs never taken during photo-production projects

    Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Radley, Alan (2007)
    The visual medium is central to how most of us navigate daily life and come to know and interact with our social worlds. Recently, the role of visual dimensions of everyday life has surfaced in qualitative research in ...
  • Constructing health news: Possibilities for a civic-oriented journalism

    Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Scammell, Margaret; Karapu, Rolinda; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2007)
    Health is a very prominent news category. However, we know little about the production processes of journalists leading to the health stories we encounter on a daily basis. Such knowledge is crucial for ensuring a vibrant ...
  • The debate about the funding of Herceptin: A case study of ‘countervailing powers’

    Gabe, Jon; Chamberlain, Kerry; Norris, Pauline; Dew, Kevin; Madden, Helen; Hodgetts, Darrin (Elsevier, 2012)
    In December 2008 the newly elected Prime Minister of New Zealand bypassed the agency that negotiates with manufacturers about the cost of medicines and agreed to fund Herceptin for women with early stage breast cancer for ...