LindaJean Kenix

Professor / Head of School - LSAP / Anthropology Postgraduate CoordinatorLinda Jean Kenix

Elsie Locke Building 601
Internal Phone: 95926
Professor Kenix explores the representation of marginal groups in the news of mass and alternative media.

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

My research gives specific attention to the agenda setting function of both mass and alternative media in the process of social change. I am very interested in how the media portray different groups and how that representation informs how societies shift.

Recent Publications

  • Kenix LJ. (2011) Alternative and Mainstream Media: The Converging Spectrum. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic. 216pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781849665421.
  • Atkinson J; Kenix LJ (Ed.) (2019) Alternative Media Meets Mainstream Politics: Activist Nation Rising. London and New York: Lexington Books. 230.
  • Kenix LJ. and Bandopadhyaya S. (2021) Co-constructing a print media narrative: Interviews with LGBTQ activists from the 1960s and 1970s in New Zealand. International Journal of Communication 15: 1-18.
  • Kenix LJ. and Lopez JB. (2021) Representations of refugees in their home countries and abroad: A content analysis of la caravana migrante/the migrant caravan in Central America and the United States. Newspaper Research Journal 42(1): 48-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0739532921989490.
  • Kenix LJ. and Manickam J. (2021) A missed opportunity? President Trump, the Truth Sandwich, and News Coverage Across an Ideological Spectrum. Media Watch 12(2): 177-196. http://dx.doi.org/10.15655/mw/2021/v12i2/160145.