Greg Treadwell

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Head of Department - Journalism

Email: gregory.treadwell@aut.ac.nz

Qualifications:

  • BA, University of Auckland
  • MA, University of Auckland
  • PhD, Auckland University of Technology

Fields of research:

  • Journalism Studies

Professional activities:

Featured professional activities

    Appointment, affiliation, and membership

    • President of JEANZ, Journalism Education Association of New Zealand (2020 - ongoing)

    Contribution to academic environment

    • Guest at workshop, AUT University (2019 - ongoing)

    Outreach and engagement

    • Interview with The Nation (2019)
      This was a panel comprising media commentator Toby Manhire and myself on TV3's The Nation. The subject was the government's proposal to merge TVNZ and RNZ

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2017). A tale of two transparencies. In 5th Global Conference on Transparency Research. Limerick.

  • Treadwell, G. (2017). Political journalism and two-sided transparency. In V. Rupar (Ed.), Themes and critical debates in contemporary journalism (pp. 49-66). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.cambridgescholars.com/

  • Treadwell, G., Lee, A., Ross, T., & Kelly Lowenstein, J. (2016). A numbers game - two case studies in teaching data journalism. In 4th World Journalism Education Congress. Auckland.

  • Treadwell, G. (2015). An increasingly secret paradise. In T. Felle, & J. Mair (Eds.), FOI 10 years on: Freedom fighting or lazy journalism (pp. 233-242). Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk: Abramis Academic Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.abramis.co.uk/books/bookdetails.php?id=184549646

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2014). News photography. In Intro: A beginner's guide to journalism in 21st-century Aotearoa/New Zealand (pp. 234-252). Wellington: NZ Journalists Training Organisation.

  • Grundy, B., Hirst, M., Little, J., Hayes, M., & Treadwell, G. J. (2012). So you want to be a journalist?: Unplugged. Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://www.cambridge.org/

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2012). Media. In S. Shaw, A. Haxell, & T. Weblemoe (Eds.), Communications across the Lifespan (pp. 197-211). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Hirst, M., & Treadwell, G. (2010). Blogs bother me. Journalism Studies.

  • Lee, A., & Treadwell, G. (2009). Newspaper Editing and Design: A Guide to Production Journalism. Auckland: Pearson Education.

Books

  • Grundy, B., Hirst, M., Little, J., Hayes, M., & Treadwell, G. J. (2012). So you want to be a journalist?: Unplugged. Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://www.cambridge.org/

  • Lee, A., & Treadwell, G. (2009). Newspaper Editing and Design: A Guide to Production Journalism. Auckland: Pearson Education.

Journal articles

  • Moring, T., Zilliacus, K., Rupar, V., Treadwell, G., Jørgensen, A., Larsen, I., . . . Matheson, D. (2017). Global interaction as a learning path towards inclusive journalism. Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies, 6(3). doi:10.1386/ajms.6.3.485_1

  • Treadwell, G., Ross, T., Lee, A., & Lowenstein, J. K. (2016). A numbers game: Two case studies in teaching data journalism. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 71(3). doi:10.1177/1077695816665215

  • Treadwell, G. (2016). FOI scholarship reflects a return to secrecy. Pacific Journalism Review, 22(1). Retrieved from https://pjreview.aut.ac.nz/articles/foi-scholarship-reflects-return-secrecy-1517

  • Lee, A., & Treadwell, G. (2013). Online news style - poking a hornet's nest: A preliminary investigation into online styles in Australian and New Zealand newspapers. Pacific Journalism Review, 19(1).

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2011). Book review: Communication, Culture and Society in Papua New Guinea Yu Tok Wanem?. Communication Journal of New Zealand, 12(2).

  • Hirst, M., & Treadwell, G. (2011). Blogs bother me: Social media, journalism students and the curriculum. Journalism Practice, 5(4), 446-461. doi:10.1080/17512786.2011.555367

  • Hirst, M., & Treadwell, G. (2010). Blogs bother me. Journalism Studies.

Book chapters

  • Treadwell, G. (2017). Political journalism and two-sided transparency. In V. Rupar (Ed.), Themes and critical debates in contemporary journalism (pp. 49-66). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.cambridgescholars.com/

  • Treadwell, G. (2015). An increasingly secret paradise. In T. Felle, & J. Mair (Eds.), FOI 10 years on: Freedom fighting or lazy journalism (pp. 233-242). Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk: Abramis Academic Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.abramis.co.uk/books/bookdetails.php?id=184549646

  • Hannis, G. D., Lee, A. B., Riddle, C., Strong, C. R., & Treadwell, G. (2014). Understanding journalism. In G. D. Hannis (Ed.), Intro: A beginner's guide to journalism in 21st-century Aotearoa/New Zealand (pp. 1-16). Wellington: NZ Journalists Training Organisation/Massey University Press. Retrieved from http://www.masseypress.ac.nz/books/intro/

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2014). News photography. In Intro: A beginner's guide to journalism in 21st-century Aotearoa/New Zealand (pp. 234-252). Wellington: NZ Journalists Training Organisation.

  • Hannis, G. D., Lee, A. B., Riddle, C., Strong, C., & Treadwell, G. J. (2013). Understanding journalism. In G. D. Hannis (Ed.), Intro: A beginner's guide to journalism in 21st-century Aotearoa/New Zealand. Wellington: NZ Journalists Training Organisation.

  • Grundy, B., Hirst, M., Little, J., Hayes, M., & Treadwell, G. J. (2012). Chapters 8, 9 & 10. In So you want to be a journalist?: Unplugged (pp. 174-229). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2012). Media. In S. Shaw, A. Haxell, & T. Weblemoe (Eds.), Communications across the Lifespan (pp. 197-211). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

Conference contributions

  • Treadwell, G., & Ross, T. (2019). More lottery than law? A classroom-based case study in FOI Failure. In (JERAA) (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia) Conference. Sydney: (JERAA) (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia) Conference. Retrieved from https://jeraa.org.au/about/

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2017). A tale of two transparencies. In 5th Global Conference on Transparency Research. Limerick.

  • Treadwell, G., Lee, A., Ross, T., & Kelly Lowenstein, J. (2016). A numbers game - two case studies in teaching data journalism. In 4th World Journalism Education Congress. Auckland.

  • Treadwell, G. (2015). Global trends in freedom of information: Open government or a return to secrecy?. In Challenges and Opportunities - Journalism Education Association of New Zealand. Wellington.

  • Treadwell, G., & Hollings, J. (2014). An increasingly secret paradise: FOI in Aotearoa-NZ. In JEANZ 2014 – State of the Industry. Christchurch.

  • Treadwell, G. J. (2013). Structural pluralism and freedom of information in Aotearoa-NZ. In JEANZ 2013. The Age of Mobile News: Journalism That Won't Stand Still. Auckland.

  • Treadwell, G., & Lee, A. (2010). House rules apply: a preliminary investigation into online news styles in New Zealand. In What Editors Want 2010 Journalism Education Association of New Zealand conference. .

  • Treadwell, G. (2008). New Media Journalism – a new approach. In Journalism under fire: Reputation, recruitment and retention Annual conference of the Journalism Education Association of New Zealand. Christchurch.

Theses

  • Treadwell, G. (2019). Hobbling the news: A study of loss of freedom of information as a presumptive right for public-interest journalists in Aotearoa New Zealand. (Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand). Retrieved from https://openrepository.aut.ac.nz/handle/10292/12595

  • Treadwell, G. J. (1994). A painter's eye - the poems of Ursula Bethell. (University of Auckland, Auckland).

Oral presentations

  • Treadwell, G. J., & Lee, A. (2011). Developing house style guides for online journalism: a comparison of editors’ views on both sides of the Tasman. Hamilton, NZ.

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