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This dissertation examines the relationship between Canadian newspapers, the development of Alberta’s oil sands, and neoliberalism. It uses both content and discourse analysis to analyze coverage of oil sands development in six English-Canadian newspapers between October 1, 2005 and October 31,...
Homelessness Coverage, Social Reality, and Media ownership: Comparing a National Newspaper with two Regional Newspapers in CanadaDownload
The media plays an important role in the discourse of homelessness. The purpose of this study was to compare how two Alberta newspapers (Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal) and one national newspaper(the Globe and Mail) covered homeless issues in terms of population, main themes, article type,...
Italian and Canadian Cultural Differences as Mirrors of History and Society
This work analyzes cultural differences between Italy and Canada based on newspaper articles and headlines on three major events of our recent past: the attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; the death of Osama Bin Laden in May 2011; and the most recent massacre in Oslo, Norway,...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) encompasses a wide variety of treatments, such as herbal remedies, not currently thought to be part of mainstream medicine. Our study focuses on herbal remedies, as their use is significant and increasing. We ask whether media coverage of conflicts of...
The Changing Work Routines and Labour Practices of Sports Journalists in the Digital Era: A Case Study of PostmediaDownload
The Canadian newspaper industry is changing rapidly, as convergence, concentration and digitization have eroded the daily newspaper’s once prominent place in the media hierarchy, to a position that is increasingly marginalized by expanding digital news sources. Daily newspaper’s sports coverage...
As the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century sees yet another drop in print newspaper paid circulation and a sharp increase in newspaper operations closures in North America, the current financial crisis and the emergence and increasing popularity of the Internet are immediately...