Communicating in Canada's Past: Essays in Media History

Gene Allen, Daniel J. Robinson
University of Toronto Press, 1 janv. 2009 - 328 pages
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Communicating in Canada's Past evolved out of essays presented at the inaugural Conference on Media History in Canada of 2006, which brought together media historians from across the disciplines and from both French and English Canada. The first collection of its kind, this volume assembles both well-established and up-and-coming scholars to address sizable gaps in the literature on media history in Canada.

Communicating in Canada's Past includes a substantial introduction to media history as a field of study, historiographical essays by senior scholars Mary Vipond, Paul Rutherford, and Fernande Roy, and original research essays on a range of subjects, including print journalism, radio, television, and advertising. Editors Gene Allen and Daniel J. Robinson have provided a sophisticated, wide-ranging introduction for those who are new to media history while also assembling a valuable collection of new research and theory for those already familiar with the field.


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Table des matières

a Challenge to the Journalism of information
Canadian Press and
Britishness the BBC and the Birth of Canadian Public Broadcasting
seagram and moderation
newspaper Coverage of the torso murder
CBC television and dominion
Politics? Fear not the rise of The Average Superhero in the Visual
the Historiography of Canadian
Encounters with theory

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À propos de l'auteur (2009)

Gene Allen is a professor in the School of Journalism and the Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture at Ryerson University. A professional journalist for 20 years at the Globe and Mail and the CBC, he was director of research and a senior producer for the award-winning documentary series Canada: A People's History and editor of its companion book.

Daniel J. Robinson is an associate professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario.

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