Communication & Media Studies

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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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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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Hometown Horizons

Local Responses to Canada's Great War

UBC Press

Alive with personal stories, this book considers how people and communities on the Canadian home front perceived the Great War.

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Huichol Mythology

The University of Arizona Press

Best known for their ritual use of peyote, the Huichol people of west-central Mexico carried much of their original belief system into the twentieth century unadulterated by the influence of Christian missionaries. Among the Huichol, reciting myths and performing rituals pleases the ancestors and helps maintain a world in which ...

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Masculinities without Men?

Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions

UBC Press

This work explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis during the twentieth century, opening a permanent rupture in the gender system, destabilizing masculinity as an unstable category.

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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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