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Canwest latest 'media giant' to exploit news operations
Media corporations claim to care about quality journalism, but they've deceived Canadians for decades -- censoring news to protect their profits, pandering to the interests of the corporate world, and...
The Death and Life of Great American Newspapers
McChesney, Robert W.; Nichols, John
Journalism is collapsing, and with it comes the most serious threat in our lifetimes to self-government and the rule of law as it has been understood here in the United States.
From the Ashes of Dying Newspapers Will Come Authentic News
Every time a daily newspaper of the obsolete model lays off another round of reporters, more of them come to us to study and learn the craft anew from this very different and opposite angle: from belo...
The Missing News: Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...
Spinwars: Politics and New Media
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
Yesterday's News: Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us
Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.
Have new social media made 'traditional' media obsolete?
New media provide additional channels for getting messages out, but they don't make older media obsolete. The task is of public relations is to reach people through the media they use. In an increasin...
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...