Media & Society

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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

Decolonize Hipsters

Few urban critters are more reviled than the hipster. They are notoriously difficult to define, and yet we know one when we see one. No wonder: they were among the global cultural phenomena that … 148 View


On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space

A CBC BOOKS BEST NONFICTION OF 2020, AN ENTROPY MAGAZINE BEST NONFICTION 2020/21, AND A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK OF THE DAY (07/23/2022) Fairy tales shape how we see the world, so what … 257 View

Fundamental Law for Journalists

Journalists will come across many arcane and sometimes obtuse legal concepts in the course of their work. Law is not an intuitive thing. It has developed over a millennium, and its basic rules … 232 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

Inside the Montreal Mafia

The Confessions of Andrew Scoppa

A groundbreaking, exclusive inside look at the North American Mafia and the Rizzuto family. For the first time in Canadian history, a high-ranking Mafioso agreed to break the code of omertà by … ; 240 View


Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society

In the 2020 CBC Massey Lectures, bestselling author and renowned technology and security expert Ronald J. Deibert exposes the disturbing influence and impact of the internet on politics, the … 339 View

The Next Big Thing

Canadian journalist and political insider Dalton Camp left behind a powerful legacy, including books, essays, and newspaper columns on Canadian politics and public policy. To both celebrate his … 208 View

The Trauma Beat

A Case for Re-Thinking the Business of Bad News

A groundbreaking and thorough examination of the trauma caused by the media covering crimes, both to victims and journalists, from a respected journalist and victim advocate In The Trauma Beat, … 332 View

Thinking While Black

Translating the Politics and Popular Culture of a Rebel Generation

This uniquely interdisciplinary study of Black cultural critics Armond White and Paul Gilroy spans continents and decades of rebellion and revolution. Drawing on an eclectic mix of archival … 222 View


Race, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Loyalty

Jackie Robinson, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, O. J. Simpson and Christopher Darden have all been accused of being an Uncle Tom during their careers. How, why, … 272 View

What We Talk About When We Talk About War

An Editor’s Pick for 2012 and a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of 2012 Shortlisted, Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction, Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, and … 376 View

Editor’s Preface

From: Decolonize Hipsters

In the Preface, series editor Bhakti Shringarpure explains the series Decolonize That!: Handbooks for the Revolutionary Overthrow of Embedded Colonial Ideas and why hipsters would be the first … 8 $0.80 Add

Foreward & Introduction

From: Cultural

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


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


From: Uncle

In the introduction, the author discusses her lifelong fascination with the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 10 $1.00 Add