Tara Ross

Senior LecturerTara Ross

Journalism / Internships Co-ordinator
Elsie Locke 609
Internal Phone: 95846

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Tara Ross’s research interests lie in journalism studies, with a particular emphasis on alternative and ethnic minority media. Her thesis, Deconstructing ethnic media – what makes Pasifika media "Pacific", aims to address the gap in the research literature on Pasifika news media and Pasifika audiences' uses of these media.

Recent Publications

  • Ross T. (2019) Media and Stereotypes. In Ratuva S (Ed.), Global Handbook of EthnicitySpringer-Palgrave Publishers.
  • Ross T. (2018) Making sense of multidimensional identity and Pacific/ethnic media. Auckland: Australia New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) 2018, 4-6 Jul 2018.
  • Ross T. (2017) Having a voice and being heard. Australian Journalism Review 39(2): 210-211. Adelaide: Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia.
  • Ross T. (2017) Locating Ourselves: An analysis and theoretical account of strategic practices of identity and connection in Aotearoa/New Zealand’s Pacific news media. Christchurch. University of Canterbury.
  • Ross T. (2017) 'Locating Ourselves: Strategic Practices of Identity and Connection in Aotearoa/New Zealand's Pacific News Media.". Sydney: Australia New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) Conference, 4-7 Jul 2017.