Media Studies

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Turn Up the Contrast

CBC Television Drama since 1952

UBC Press

Both a critical analysis and a survey history of how Canadians have used the medium of television, this is the first book to explore the content of Canadian television drama.

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Prometheus Wired

The Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network Technology

UBC Press

Describing and documenting the actual effects of computer networks on people's experience in the workplace, marketplace, and community, the book argues that the conditions of surveillance and corporate control far outweigh those of information access as key elements in the social and political presence of network computing.

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Hidden Agendas

How Journalists Influence the News

UBC Press

A controversial study showing how the political beliefs of journalists significantly affect the ideological slant of the news, skewing it further to the left than the political stance of the average Canadian.

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Morals and the Media, 2nd edition

Ethics in Canadian Journalism

UBC Press

This revised edition of the groundbreaking text covers the many changes in the Canadian media in the last decade, including further concentration of media ownership, media convergence, the rise of the blog, and the tightening economic pressures on the industry as a whole, and new “Tough Calls” at the end of each chapter, inviting readers to test their own ethics in scenarios drawn from real news stories.

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Last Word

Media Coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada

UBC Press

Media coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada has emerged as a crucial factor not only for judges and journalists but also for the public. It’s the media, after all, that decide which court rulings to cover and how ...

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Journalism of Attachment

Dutch Newspapers during the Bosnian War

UBC Press

Drawing on an extensive content analysis of news coverage about the Bosnian war, this study describes the phenomenon of "journalism of attachment" as reflected in Dutch newspapers covering the Bosnian war.

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