It's important for us to stay informed about academic and public opinion on censorship and media, which is why we regularly conduct research into areas relevant to our work.
The Edge of the Infodemic
New Zealanders are worried about the growing spread of misinformation and the harm it is causing our communities. No one is immune from misinformation: this nationally representative survey of more than 2,000 people aged 16 years and over found that just about everyone is affected in some way.
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Growing up with porn
From more than 50 interviews with a diverse group of young New Zealanders aged 14-17, we found that rangatahi were not getting guidance from trusted adults in their lives when it comes to tackling tough subjects like porn, sex, relationships and consent.
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NZ Youth and Porn
What is the size and scope of pornography use by young New Zealanders? Why do young people view pornography and how does it make them feel? What behaviours do young people see in pornography and how do they perceive these behaviours? What are the main ways young people learn about sex?
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Young New Zealanders Viewing Sexual Violence - Stage 3Download the full report
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Young New Zealanders Viewing Sexual Violence - Stage 2Download the full report
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Young New Zealanders Viewing Sexual Violence - Stage 1Download the full report
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Understanding the Classification System: New Zealanders' ViewsDownload the full report
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