Media & Society

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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

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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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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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Film and Television:

A Success?

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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In Peter Urquhart’s chapter on film and television, he argues that the lens through which one examines the relative success or failure of these industries directly affects the conclusions … 16 $1.60 Add
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The Current Crisis

From: The Tangled Garden

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Documents Canada’s cultural policies as they stand today. Specifically focusing on Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government and Melanie Joly’s tenure as Canada’s minister for … 32 $3.20 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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Creating the Garden

From: The Tangled Garden

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Provides a history of Canadian legislation and policy which protected domestic television, radio and other media. Summarizes developments 1920s to 1980s. 19 $1.90 Add
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Sound Recording and Radio:

Intersections and Overlaps

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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The interrelationship between radio and sound recording is the overarching theme in Richard Sutherland’s article. 20 $2.00 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Newspapers and Magazines:

Of Crows and Finches

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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In Chris Dornan’s chapter on newspapers and magazines, the changing nature of the audience and technologies serves as the focus 24 $2.40 Add
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The Pull

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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The process of the medium, of i-tech itself, is what is attractive; it draws us in. And this draw, or pull effect, is what has the potential to alter behavior. For example, the central concept in … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Power of sound

History and Biology

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Dings, and bings, various ringtones, and device alert our brains. They make us react. Not merely attentionally but neurophysiologically as well. The two are strongly biologically attached. The … 19 $1.90 Add
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Video Games Production:

Level Up

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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Greig de Peuter’s chapter draws attention not only to a new and important area of the cultural industries, that of video game production, but also to new kinds of working conditions facing … 17 $1.70 Add
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Big Oil and Think Tanks Besiege Kyoto

From: The Big Stall

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Examines the business led campaign to discredit the Kyoto Accord in the 1990s and 2000s. Big business lobbied for a "made in Canada" solution while funding a massive anti-Kyoto … 20 $2.00 Add
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Book Publishing:

Dying One Chapter(s) at a Time?

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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In Jeff Boggs’s article on book publishing the changing nature of the audience and technologies serves as the focus 16 $1.60 Add