Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada

Mike Gasher (Editor), Colette Brin (Editor), Christine Crowther (Editor), Gretchen King (Editor), Errol Salamon (Editor), Simon Thibault (Editor)

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Journalism in Crisis addresses the concerns of scholars, activists, and journalists committed to Canadian journalism as a democratic institution and as a set of democratic practices. The authors look within Canada and abroad for solutions for balancing the Canadian media ecology.

Public policies have been central to the creation and shaping of Canada’s media system and, rather than wait for new technologies or economic models, the contributors offer concrete recommendations for how public policies can foster journalism that can support democratic life in twenty-first century Canada. Their work, which includes new theoretical perspectives and valuable discussions of journalism practices in public, private, and community media, should be read by professional and citizen journalists, academics, media activists, policy makers and media audiences concerned about the future of democratic journalism in Canada.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationToronto
PublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
Number of pages360
ISBN (Electronic)9781442625198, 9781442625204
ISBN (Print)9781442628885, 9781442637368
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016
Externally publishedYes


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