Journalism library subject guide , Aratohu kaupapa mō te kōrero ā-nūpepa

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Social media and broadcasting

Recorded television programmes from New Zealand and international channels plus Archives New Zealand footage.

Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision
Search the Archive catalogue to find New Zealand film, television and radio.

TVNZ's Footage Licensing
Footage dating from 1960 to present day.

Podcasts and social media

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Background information

Encyclopedia of Journalism
Includes information on journalism in specific countries, changing technologies, legal and ethical issues.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies
Offers authoritative research reviews on a wide range of topics related to the current state and future of journalism.

International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies
A reference guide and resource on the rapidly growing and evolving field of journalism scholarship, providing  information on its key concepts, theories, and methodologies.

The International Encyclopedia of Communication
Spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas.

Encyclopedia of International Media and Communication
Covers the overlap of media studies and communication. The geopolitical studies on specific countries and areas are particularly interesting.

International Encyclopedias of Communication
Research on the uses and impacts of media throughout the world.

Concepts and definitions

Oxford Reference Online
A collection of different dictionaries, including definitions of terms from many academic fields.

Official organisations and publications

NZ on Air
Independent government funding agency with a comprehensive collection of research documents.

Broadcasting Standards Authority
Provides information about broadcasting standards. Makes determinations on complaints about breaches of broadcasting standards.

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