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Personal profile

Biography

Andy is Senior Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies. He is the author of Exploring Media Research (2017), Youth and Media (2013) Investigating Audiences (2007) and Understanding Audiences, (2001). His new book, Youth and Media (2013) is in production. Andy has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on media violence, reality television, political celebrity, alcohol marketing, rampage murders, terrorism, the politics of soccer fandom and military applications of social media. Andy has written extensively about the contemporary value of George Gerbner's cultivation theory.

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Projects 2007 2019

Research Output 1998 2018

Media Audience Research: The perils of participant observation

Ruddock, A. D., 2018, In : SAGE Research Method Cases. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Researching media reality: Using experience and theory to explain how media make our wold

Ruddock, A. D., 2018, In : Teaching Media Quarterly. 6, 1, p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Research methods: reasons for making controversial decisions and why these decisions are controversial

Ruddock, A. D., 2018, Making sense of Research. Tomaselli, K. G. (ed.). Pretoria South Africa: Van Schaik Publishers, p. 121-132 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

A Cultural Indicators Approach to Media Industries: Using Digital Archives and "Old" Ideas to Ask New Questions

Ruddock, A. D., 2017, In : Teaching Media Quarterly. 5, 1, p. 1-14 14 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Prizes

Finalist, MPA Lecturer of the Year

Andy Ruddock (Recipient), 19 Apr 2018

Prize: Other distinction

Press / Media

Call to Christchurch

Andy Ruddock

16/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Eurovision-Why is Australia in it?

Andy Ruddock

15/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Eight times the Eurovision Song Contest got political

Andy Ruddock

15/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Eurovision

Andy Ruddock

15/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Social Media and Politicians

Andy Ruddock

2/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment