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POLS306 Politics and the Media in New Zealand

The political roles, functions and effects of the media in New Zealand.

Paper title Politics and the Media in New Zealand
Paper code POLS306
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
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18 200-level POLS points
POLS 215
Schedule C
Arts and Music

Teaching staff

Dr Chris Rudd

Teaching Arrangements

This paper is 100% internally assessed, involves group work and has terms requirements.


There is no required textbook for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Teamwork, Communication, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

  • Cognitive: knowledge of major theories of politics-media relationship
  • Behavioural skills: oral and written communication, teamwork, collaboration and cooperation
  • Affective: ability to empathise with different viewpoints

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-16, 18-22
Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-16, 18-22