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Author Gasher, Mike, 1954-

Title Journalism in Crisis : Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (357 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Journalism: Where to from Here?; Introduction: Whose Crisis? Journalism Is Not Just for Journalists and Policy Is Not Just for Wonks; Part One: New Thinking about Journalism; 1 Who Needs Objectivity? Journalism in Crisis, Journalism for Crisis; 2 Critical Theory and Acts of Journalism: Expanding the Implied Audience; Part Two: New Journalism Policies; 3 Media Policy Reform as a Foundation for Better Journalism; 4 Public-Community Partnerships to Improve Local Media in Canada
5 Understanding Canadian Local News Ecosystems: An International Comparative Approach6 Enabling Future Journalisms: Policy Challenges and Advocacy Initiatives in the Digital Age; Part Three: New Journalism Practices; 7 Rendering the Post-Integration Newsroom Right Side Up; 8 The Tweets That Bind Us: A G20 Case Study; 9 GroundWire: Growing Community News Journalism in Canada; 10 Journalism on the Ground in Rural Ontario; 11 Aboriginal Media in Australia and Canada and the Implications for Journalism Practice; Conclusion: Strategies Forward - A Future for Journalism in Canada; References
Summary <Em>Journalism in Crisis</em> addresses the concerns of scholars, activists, and journalists committed to Canadian journalism as a democratic institution and as a set of democratic practices
Notes ContributorsIndex
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Democracy -- Canada.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Journalism -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Journalism -- Canada.
Mass media policy -- Canada.
Mass media -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Brin, Colette.
Crowther, Christine (Journalist)
ISBN 1442625198 (electronic bk.)
9781442625198 (electronic bk.)