International Encyclopedia of Communication is highly recommended for background reading on all aspects of media, communication, and journalism.
These indexing databases are recommended for COMS & JOUR - see also: Databases for Media, Communication, & Journalism.
Political Science Complete Provides full text and indexing and abstracts of journal articles on politics, including political communication.
Factiva A global news and business information service that combines the content sets of Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing. Factiva delivers articles from Reuters and Dow Jones journalists worldwide. Good coverage of New Zealand newspapers included.
PressReader Provides access to newspapers from NZ and around the world in full-color, full-page format on the day they are published (current to 60 days ago).
eTV Broadcast television programmes from a range of channels (not comprehensive).