Browsing by Author "Loto, Robert"

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  • Audience responses to news media images of Pacific health

    Loto, Robert (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    News media contain a multitude of images of Pacific peoples and health. This paper presents findings from a social psychological study of audience responses to such images. Two Pacific and two Palagi groups took part in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pacific Islanders and Health in the Print News Media

    Loto, Robert (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Pacific Islanders have faced discrimination in New Zealand particularly since the 1960s when members of communities, particularly from the Cook Islands, Samoa, Niue and Tonga began to be transplanted from their home nations ...
  • Pasifika in the news: the portrayal of Pacific peoples in the New Zealand press

    Loto, Robert; Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Karapu, Rolinda; Barnett, Alison Reremoana (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2006)
    Pacific Islanders have faced discrimination in New Zealand particularly since the 1960s when communities began to be transplanted from their home nations to Aotearoa as cheap immigrant labour. Subsequently, the New Zealand ...