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  1. The Barefoot Channel
    Community Television as a Tool for Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    How you or you group can use local community TV station to get your message out.
  2. Canadian group not dealing with major free expression issue
    Celebrating World Press Freedom Day

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    We need to address how corporate-owned mainstream news organizations restrict the freedom of journalists and prevent the public from having access to a wide variety of important news and opinion articles. This lack of balanced information affects everything from people having the information they need to decide how to vote to all of us better understanding how power is exercised in our communities. The censorship consists of banning some topics and discussions and filtering out stories and ideas that do not fit the current mainstream media agenda.
  3. Canadian university launches bachelor's degree in sports media
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Ryerson University, one of Canada’s top journalism schools, has announced the creation of the country’s first bachelor’s degree specifically geared towards sports media.
  4. Canwest latest 'media giant' to exploit news operations
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    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 neglecting to invest adequately in their news operations. For decades powerful media corporations have decided what news Canadians should read, hear, and see. By reading just about any Canadian daily newspaper it's not hard to see how the values of corporate-owned media are quite different from the values and interests of the majority of Canadians.
  5. Democracy's Oxygen
    How Corporations Control the News

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    Winter shows that far from providing "democracy's oxygen," the news media legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informated, news organizations manufacture public consent for policies which favour the corporate elite.
  6. Groups need to investigate impact of damaging corporate media censorship
    Freedom to Read Week 2013

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
  7. In The News
    The Practice of Media Relations in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 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.
  8. In the News
    The Practice of Media Relations in Canada - 2nd Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    An introduction of media relations in Canada, from both a practical and philosophical approach.
  9. The Media Game
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  10. The Missing News
    Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    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 is printed or aired, which letters will be published, or who will be accorded credibility?
  11. The Monthly Epic
    A History of Canadian Magazines

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  12. The Movement and the Sixties
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    Drawing on interviews, manuscripts, and archives, Anderson reveals how one event built upon another and exploed into the kaleidoscope of activism in the United States by the early 1970s. Civil rights, student power, and the crusade against the Vietnam War composed the first wave of the movement, and during after after the rip tides of 1968, the movement changed and expanded, flowing into new currents of counterculture, minority empowerment, and women's liberation.
  13. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 28, 2017
    Resisting Injustice

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2017
    In this issue, we look at the relentless persistence of people challenging injustice and entrenched power in places around the world, including Palestine, Korea, China, Canada, and the United States. We spotlight the hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners languishing in Israeli prisons, workers’ strikes in China, and people in South Korea taking on a corrupt government. In the United States, the Equal Justice Initiative is collecting soil from places where blacks were lynched as a way of remembering their lives and the brutally racist society that murdered them. An article on recent terrorist attacks in Britain asks what underlies ideological violence and sociopathic rage. Ralph Nader asks why people who are supposed to be professional questioners avoid asking hard questions of those in power.
  14. Power and Betrayal in the Canadian Media
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Addresses concerns about the forces that shape the diversity of news and the way news is delivered in Canada.
  15. The Silent Revolution
    Media, Democracy, and the Free Trade Debate

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
  16. The Swastika and the Maple Leaf
    Fascist Movements in Canada in the Thirities

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    Betcherman deals with Adrien Arcand and other leading Canadian fascists of the 1930s, as well as Swastika Clubs, and fascist movements in the west.
  17. Yesterday's News
    Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.

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