News Coverage Trends
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Bias in the Media: the Result of Corporate Ownership
There may still be, perhaps in the quiet countryside somewhere, people who believe that news programs present news. It is unlikely that this is true; rather, those who rely on the corporate-owned pres...
Blindspots in The News
Manson, Katherine; Hackett, Robert
The filters that determine what gets into the "news" and what doesn't.
Canadian News Synthesis Project Review 1974 - 1975: Review 1974-75
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Special review supplement for 1974 - 1975. The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America. Supplement covers major topics d...
CNSP Review 1974-75; Canada in an International Context
An analysis of developments in Canadian society based on newspaper coverage.
A Comparative Review of Flat Earth News and Newspeak
A comparative review of two recent books about the media, one a mainstream view, the other using the propaganda model of media control.
From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
News Media Stifle Ideas and Debate: Review of Democracy's Oxygen: How Corporations Control the News
Far from providing democracy's oxygen, as they claim, the news media today legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informed, they manufacture public consent for p...
Newspeak in the 21st Century
Edwards, David; Cromwell, David
Revealing the lethal bias in 'balanced' reporting.
No longer a real newspaper, new Globe betrays Canadians
The new tarted-up, glossy, colour Globe and Mail is many things, but it is not a real “news paper.”
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.
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