ERIC Number: ED054171
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Publication Date: 1971
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A Media Mosaic: Canadian Communications Through a Critical Eye.
McDayter, Walt, Ed.
The 19 articles that comprise this book are concerned with the subject of communications and media in Canada. In Part One, "The Media: A Diagnosis," the articles are "The Power and Impotence of the Media" by Russell Elman, "The Myth of Objectivity" by Walt McDayter, "In the Shadow of Giants: Concentration and Monopolies in the Media" by Walt McDayter and Russell Elman, "Foreign Affairs: The Irrelevant Beat" by Peter Worthington, "The Watchdogs on Parliament Hill" by Frank Jones, "Violence and Canadian TV and Newspapers" by Tim Reid, "Magazines: Of Patriotism and Profits" by Jon Ruddy. Part Two, "The Electronic Message" contains "The Magnificent Music Box" by R. Cynewulf Robbins, "Television, History Present Tense: Myth and Reality" by Ray Hazzan, "You Are the Broadcast: An Anatomy of Television in Education" by Elwy Yost, "Media: The Cult of Vicarious Experience" by Frank D. Thayer, Jr. The articles in Part Three, "The Mosaic Widens," are "A Lens-Eye View" by Boris Spremo, "In Defence of Pornography" by Dennis Pelrine, "Between Police and Public: A Widening Gap" by Kesley Merry, "Persuasion: The Myth of Gullible's Travails" by Larry W. Holmes, "The Church as Communicator" by Dr. Frank Brisbin, "How the Business Ethic Radicalized Canada's Campuses" by Greg Kealey, "Communicating Through Form" by John Robert Colombo, and "The Unflattering Mirror" by Richard Lunn. (DB)
Descriptors: Communications, Educational Television, Mass Media, Technological Advancement, Television
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