The New Zealand mosque massacre: 2. ‘End of innocence’ for media and nation

  • Colin Peacock Radio New Zealand
Keywords: digital media, journalism practice, livestream, Mediawatch, New Zealand, racism, social media, terrorism


Commentary: The March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March 2019 forced New Zealand’s news media to rethink the way they work, whose voices they amplify—and why. Telcos, bloggers, advertisers and the government have all reacted in ways that changed what people see, hear and read.  The author examines some of the ways the massacre has left a mark on the New Zealand media.


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Peacock, C. (2019). The New Zealand mosque massacre: 2. ‘End of innocence’ for media and nation. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 25(1&2), 18-28.