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Broadcast Licenses for Religious Groups
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1999
Religious freedom does not imply the right of any group to use the public airwaves to promulgate their own religious views while excluding all conflicting points of view.
CBC left-wing?
McMurtry, John
Article
Cuts, Canadian Culture and the CBC
Berton, Pierre
Article
1986
Canadian drams gives us a sense of community.
Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting
Tracey, Michael
Book
1998
In a public system, television producers acquire money to make programmes. In a commercial system they make programmes to acquire money. However simple, this little epigram articulates the divergence ...
Everything under control, Life in a managed society: New Internationalist April 1985
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1985
A deluge of commercial messages are subtly undermining the consumer's ability to make autonomous decisions. Discussion of why, and how, social control is becoming the norm in Western societies.
A Goal for National Survival: 50% Canadian TV Content
Zwicker, Barrie
Article
The destruction of the CBC would be the greatest disaster to befall Canada.
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
Hitler's Propaganda Machine
Rutherford, Ward
Book
1978
Mass Communications and American Empire
Schiller, Herbert I.
Book
1971
An in-depth look at international and domestic media, and the effect of capitalism on mass communications.
Media Names & Numbers: Your Connection to the Media
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
A comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and academic jour...
Orwell: The War Broadcasts
West, W.J. [ed.]
Book
1986
Public Disinterest: Information Commons Dismantled
Morris, David
Article
2010
Seventy-five years after the Federal Radio Commission declared there was no room on the public airwaves for “propaganda stations” and denied a license renewal to a station that attacked Jews and law e...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Sign Crimes/Road Kill: From Mediascape to Landscape
Nelson, Joyce
Book
1992
A collection of thirty short essays by Joyce Nelson, a writer specializing in the politics of the mass media.
Yesterday's News: Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us
Miller John
Book
1998
Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.

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ACTRA
The union representing Canada's 21,500 performers, writers and broadcast journalists. Concerned about free trade, cultural sovereignty, censorship, public broadcasting, copyright, Canadian film.
Farm Radio Weekly
Campaigns against hunger and disease in Africa and elsewhere through informative, educational radio information broadcasts.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
An association of Canadians who share a commitment to expanding the quality and quantity of Canadian programming on our nation's airwaves.
Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is an international organization that defends imprisoned journalists and press freedom throughout the world, as well as the right to inform the public and to be informed, in ...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
This Magazine
This Magazine tells you what's happening and why. News across Canada, award-winning investigations, columnists, fiction, poetry, comics, more!

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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting is an independent media watchdog supported by 360,000 Canadians who share a commitment to expanding the quality and quantity of Canadian radio, television and online programming. Friends relies ent...
Media Names & Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive Canadian media directory including television and radio networks, stations, digital and specialty broadcasters, programs, cable TV; daily, weekly, and community...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
World Intellectual Property Organization
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, ...

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Broadcast journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
1996
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Spirit of the Web
The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet
Rowland, Wade
1999
A journey through communication technology and our fascination and tribulations with it.
The Voice of Newfoundland
A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949
Webb, Jeff A.
2008
Explores the roles that radio played in society and culture during a vibrant and pivotal time in Newfoundland's history, and demonstrates how the broadcaster's decision to air political debates was pi...

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Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.