Media & Communication Studies

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Bearing Witness

Journalists, Record Keepers and the 1917 Halifax Explosion

Bearing Witness tells the story of the Explosion, and the catastrophic damage it caused, through the eyes and words of more than two dozen journalists and record keepers who experienced it first … 221 View
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Beyond Contempt

How Liberals can Communicate Across the Great Divide

Liberal and progressive frustration, grief, and alarm over Trump’s destructive political agenda and behavior have prompted mounting disdain for Trump supporters and other conservatives. … 242 View
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Canadarm and Collaboration

How Canada's Astronauts and Space Robots Explore New Worlds

Canada is a small but mighty power in space exploration. After providing the Canadarm robotic arm for the space shuttle in 1981, Canada received an invitation to start an astronaut program … 249 View

Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

The impact of trade deals on Canada's cultural life

Since the first trade deal with the US in 1984, Canada has insisted on a "cultural exemption" to ensure that governments were free to protect Canadian culture and to restrict foreign … 256 View

Cultural Industries.ca

Making Sense of Canadian Media in the Digital Age

Canada’s creative industries encompass book, periodical, and newspaper publishing; radio and television broadcasting; the music industry; video game production; filmmaking and video … ; 248 View

Cyberidentities

Canadian and European Presence in Cyberspace

This innovative study explores diverse aspects of Canadian and European identity on the information highway and reaches beyond technical issues to confront and explore communication, culture and … 220 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Man at the Airport

How Social Media Saved My Life: One Syrian's Story

Man at the Airport explores what it means to be a Syrian, an “illegal” and a refugee. More broadly, it examines the power of social media to amplify individual voices and facilitate … 232 View
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The Imperilled Ocean

Human Stories From a Changing Sea

An exploration of the earth’s last wild frontier, filled with high-stakes stories of people and places facing an uncertain future. On a life raft in the Mediterranean, a teenager from Ghana … 238 View

The Tangled Garden

A Canadian Cultural Manifesto for the Digital Age

The emergence of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (the FAANGs) has created an unprecedented challenge to Canada’s news, television and film businesses. In this book Richard … 224 View
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Won’t Get Fooled Again

A Graphic Guide to Fake News

“Fake news!” screams Donald Trump from his Twitter account when journalists ask tough questions about his past or present behaviour. Meanwhile, his Fox & Friends fan club makes … ; 208 View

Working for the Common Good

Canadfian Women Politicians

In Working for the Common Good, Madelyn Holmes details the political policy work of eight social democratic Canadian women and highlights their largely unrecognized struggles and accomplishments. 182 View
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Beyond Infrastructure: Canadian and European Identities in Cyberspace

From: Cyberidentities

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Foreward & Introduction

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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Looks at the term mass media and how it does not fit in a Canadian Context, defines cultural industry for the purpose of this book, emphasis on methodology, the changing landscape of cultural … ; ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Foreword

From: Canadarm and Collaboration

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Introduction

From: Bearing Witness

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