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  • Beisembayeva, Dila; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Kolesova, Elena; Kulikova, Svetlana (IAMCR Conference : Crises, ‘Creative Destruction’ and the Global Power and Communication Orders, 2013, 2013)
    This paper presents preliminary findings from a current research project on the role of online social media and activism on political processes and political participation in Kazakhstan by using a particular case of the ...
  • Nur-­‐Muhammad, Rizwangul; Dodson, Giles; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Horst, Heather (IAMCR 2013 Conference Dublin, 2013)
    This paper presents preliminary empirical findings of an ongoing examination of the use of online social media, specifically Facebook, among the Uyghur diaspora which has been described as a 'diaspora under construction' ...
  • Cass, Philip (European Society for Oceanists, 2002)
    Looks at the colonial press and independence movements in Melanesia ...
  • Cass, Philip (Australian Media Traditions Conference, 2003)
    Very little has been written about the history of the Pacific press itself or of its role in reflecting and reporting opinion in the Islands. As with any historical source, no newspaper can be studied outside its political ...
  • Cass, Philip (Journalism Education Association Conference, 2006)
    In the past 12 months, the media has reported on two major religious stories; the furore over the Danish cartoons and Pope Benedict XVI's speech at Regensburg. Both were instances of what were relatively small incidents ...
  • Cass, Philip (AUSACE conference, 2003)
    The purpose of this investigation was to advance the recommendation emerging from a Dubai Media Summit in which the UAE government called on intellectuals and academics to promote dialogue and better understanding between ...
  • Cass, Philip (Democracy in the Pacific Conference, 2012)
    This paper examines the role of the press in Anglophone Melanesia (Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuau and Fiji) in developing a political consciousness among its readers in the period before independence. The ...
  • Cass, Philip (Australian Media Traditions Conference 2001, 2001)
    This paper is a preliminary survey of newspaper archives and holdings in the United Arab Emirates. In order to provide an indication of the extent of the holdings available to researchers it looks at commercial, government ...
  • Naqvi, Munawwar; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (Forty Years of Media and Communication in Asia: Retrospect, Introspect and Prospects., 2012)
    In this paper, the authors critically examine some of the findings from a current research conducted in central India on ‘Developmental NGOs’ communication with their stakeholders’. These findings relate to NGOs’ collecting ...
  • Cruickshank, Prue; McLarin, Allan; Brown, Hadley (On the Edge - 11th National Annual Conference of the New Zealand Communication Association, 1999)
    This paper examines the richness of an applied communication group project which incorporates writing skills, interpersonal skills, team dynamics, problem solving, decision making, time and stress management, interviewing ...
  • Cruickshank, Prue; McLarin, Allan (Ethics, Events, Entertainment. Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association, 2000)
    Daniel Goleman believed the superior performance of star performers at Bell Labs was, amongst other things, due to their ability to co-ordinate teamwork, build consensus, see things from the perspective of others, and be ...
  • Cruickshank, Prue (New Zealand Diploma in Business Conference 1999 "Entrepreneurs born or made?", 1999)
    This paper explores the results of a survey which asks a range of newly enrolled NZDipBus students at UNITEC why they elected to study the New Zealand Diploma in Business in 1999. This paper compares the reasons of full ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn; Sligo, Frank (New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference "Communication Voyages", 1998)
    In February 1998 the NZ Government posted to all households a public discussion document entitled "Towards a Code of Social and Family Responsibility". Amid substantial controversy in the media, the public was invited to ...
  • Cruickshank, Prue (New Zealand Diploma in Business Conference, 2000)
  • Monteiro, Sylila (New Zealand Communication Association 2003 Conference, 2003)
    The concept of reflective practice introduced by Donald Schon (1983,1987) and initially taken aboard by teacher educators, is applicable in most tertiary learning situations. Reflective practice is the cultivation of the ...
  • Monteiro, Sylila; Meldrum, Ray (New Zealand Communication Association 2002 Conference, 2002)
    Boyer's (1990) scholarship of integration advocates making connections across disciplines, and placing the specialities in larger contexts. Schon (1995) adds that 'in the swampy lowlands (of the real world), problems are ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn; Sligo, Frank; Wallace, Catherine (IR 4.0 – Broadening the Band, 2003)
  • Williams, Jocelyn; Sligo, Frank (Communication: Reconstructed for the 21st century. 2002 Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association, 2002)
    Research into social exclusion is exploring how the Internet influences citizens’ access to resources, and whether a digital divide (DD) now exists that creates social and economic haves and have-nots. If so, will new ...
  • Matbob, Patrick; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (8th International Small Islands Conference, 2012)
    This paper gives an historical and current account of New Guinea, a Pacific Island divided between the independent state of Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian territory of West Papua and explores the ambiguous relationship ...
  • Naqvi, Munawwar (International Conference on Diversity & Plurality in Media - Reflections of Society, 2011)
    This paper compares two distinct perspectives on the growth of mass media in India. On the one hand we have the institutional and business perspective commonly employed in the assessment of the growth and diversification ...

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