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ISBN: 9781459409460-06

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Independence or Control

Ten Years at The Spectator

From: Their Town


The study of Hamilton’s one newspaper in the fourth chapter illustrates how the policies of a large business organization can lead to a more vigorous and critical local political life, but also how they can stultify public awareness of the actions and policies of powerful organizations and individuals.



Marsha Aileen Hewitt

BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his other books are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, recipient of the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local.

Bill Freeman

MARSHA AILEEN HEWITT is Professor of Religion at Trinity College and the University of Toronto. Her books include From Theology to Social Theory; Critical Theory of Religion: A Feminist Analysis; and Freud on Religion. Marsha Hewitt has published numerous scholarly articles in the fields of religion, critical social theory and psychoanalysis. She is a psychoanalyst in private practice.