Media Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand 2 (updated edition 2010)
|Author:||Luke Goode & Nabeel Zuberi (editors)|
Media Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand 2, edited by Luke Goode and Nabeel Zuberi, is designed for undergraduate students in Media Studies, but also offers insights for people working in the media industries and anyone interested in media and communication in Aotearoa New Zealand. This book: introduces readers to the international field of Media Studies from the perspectives of Aotearoa New Zealand; anchors the major issues, concepts and approaches in Media Studies in the New Zealand mediascape; demonstrates that Media Studies is an evolving field of research that makes an important contribution to political, economic, social and cultural debate; explains key concepts and methodologies with chapters devoted to media production, textual analysis, media audiences and users, media technologies, and media in everyday life; focuses on specific media in chapters on print and journalism, film and cinema, radio, television, video/computer games, and the web; highlights connections between and across media with chapters on the worlds of advertising, news, sport and music. This text is a successor volume to Media Studies in Aotearoa/New Zealand (2004), with new chapters written by scholars from universities throughout New Zealand. Contents: 1 Producing media: the project, the producer, the vision and the budget / Shuchi Kothari and Sarina Pearson -- 2 Studying media texts, or how to decode the mythology of underwear / Misha Kavka -- 3 In search of the audience / Ruth Zanker and Geoff Lealand -- 4 How many media Students does it take to change a light bulb? Technology and the media / Steve Matthewman -- 5 Media and everyday life / Annamarie Jagose -- 6 Print media and journalism / Linda Jean Kenix -- 7 Studying contemporary cinema / Jo Smith -- 8 Community and diversity on the air: Radio in New Zealand / Zita Joyce -- 9 A small market, the Long Tail and the Big OE: New Zealand television in transition / Nick Perry -- 10 Digital games: Meaningful play / Mark McGuire -- 11 Pimp my profile: Reading (and writing) the web / Luke Goode -- 12 Advertising: Through the looking glass / Phoebe Fletcher -- 3 News: Producing reality / Donald Matheson -- 14 Sport and media / Tony Schirato -- 15 Now that's what I call music / Nabeel Zuberi -- Index. First published 2004; this successor edition 2010
Author Biography: Luke Goode is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at the University of Auckland. His research interests focus on new media and the public sphere. Nabeel Zuberi is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at the University of Auckland. He is the author of Sounds English: Transnational Popular Music (2001). His research interests include Indian cinema, South Asian diasporas and media, and British and American popular culture. He co-hosts The Basement on Base 107.3 FM.