Communicating in Canada's Past

Communicating in Canada's Past

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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.Essays in Media History Gene Allen, Daniel Robinson ... Although fewer by comparison, the subfield also includes semiotic analyses.12 Fourth, and perhaps most important, the literature ... In stark contrast to the popular administrative content analysis of a large sample of contemporary television ads, this chapter takes aanbsp;...

Title:Communicating in Canada's Past
Author:Gene Allen, Daniel Robinson
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2009-11-14


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