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Media Ownership, Journalism and Diversity: What's Wrong With Media Monopolies?
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|This title releases March 28, 2019

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Media companies are in the midst of fundamental transformation. For those reconfiguring their business models, consolidation into larger entities seems an obvious strategy for survival, and there's growing pressure for a more relaxed approach to concentration of…
Misinformation and Mass Audiences
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|This title releases January 24, 2018

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Lies and inaccurate information are as old as humanity, but never before have they been so easy to spread. Each moment of every day, the Internet and broadcast media purvey misinformation, either deliberately or accidentally, to a mass audience on subjects…
I Can't Breathe: A Killing On Bay Street
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|October 24, 2017

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A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police—from the bestselling author of The Divide   “[A] searing exposé . . . What emerges from the…
Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities: Activism, Institutional Responses, and Strategies for…

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At least one in four women attending college or university will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate. Beyond this staggering statistic, recent media coverage of “rape chants” at Saint Mary’s University, misogynistic Facebook posts…
Revolutions in Communication: Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age

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Revolutions in Communication offers a new approach to media history, presenting an encyclopedic look at the way technological change has linked social and ideological communities. Using key figures in history to benchmark the chronology of technical innovation,…
Exposed: Desire And Disobedience In The Digital Age
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|November 17, 2015

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At War With Metaphor: Media, Propaganda, and Racism in the War on Terror

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When photographs documenting the torture and humiliation of prisoners at Abu Ghraib came to the attention of a horrified public, national and international voices were raised in shock, asking how this happened. At War with Metaphor offers an answer, arguing that…
Cruel But Not Unusual: Violence In Canadian Families

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Violence in families and intimate relationships affects a significant proportion of the population—from very young children to the elderly. Although no one is immune to violence, some groups are particularly vulnerable. Cruel but Not Unusual: Violence in…
Not in Front of the Children: ' Indecency,' Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth

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From "Huckleberry Finn" to "Harry Potter," from Internet filters to the v-chip, censorship exercised on behalf of children and adolescents is often based on the assumption that they must be protected from "indecent" information that might harm their…
Image Brokers: Visualizing World News In The Age Of Digital Circulation

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How does a photograph become a news image? An ethnography of the labor behind international news images, Image Brokers ruptures the self-evidence of the journalistic photograph by revealing the many factors determining how news audiences are shown people, events,…
Cultural Studies: A Practical Introduction

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This hands-on survey introduces students to the diverse fields that comprise cultural studies, from visual culture to popular music and new media. It can be used as a standalone text or is the perfect companion volume to Ryan's Cultural Studies: An Anthology .…
Worried About The Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, And Opportunity In The Digital World

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Why media panics about online dangers overlook another urgent concern: creating equitable online opportunities for marginalized youth. It's a familiar narrative in both real life and fiction, from news reports to television storylines: a young person is bullied…
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