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Popular Music as Promotion: Music and Branding in the Digital Age

By Leslie M. Meier

2017 | Polity Press
Copy Available: Yes

Business-as-usual has been transformed across the music industries in the post-CD age. Against widespread hype about the purported decline of the major music labels, this book provides a critique of the ways these companies have successfully adapted ...
 
 
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Policing and Social Media: Social Control in an Era of New Media

By Christopher J. Schneider

2016 | Lexington Books
Copy Available: Yes

This book investigates various public aspects of the management, use, and control of social media by police agencies in Canada. This book aims to illustrate the process by which new information technology—namely, so ...
 
 
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Tar Wars: Oil, Environment and Alberta`s Image

By Geo Takach

2017 | University of Alberta Press
Copy Available: Yes

Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable environmental costs. As place branding assumes paramoun ...
 
 
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The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada

Edited By Lisa Taylor, Cara-Marie O`Hagan

2017 | University of Toronto Press
Copy Available: Yes

Canadian news reports are riddled with accounts of A ...

 
 
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Media Localism: The Policies of Place

By Christopher Ali

2017 | University of Illinois Press
Copy Available: Yes

The way forward for regulatory support of a fundamental public good

We live in a boosterish era that exhorts us to play local and buy local. But what does it mean to support local media? How should we defin ...

 
 
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Nollywood Central: The Nigerian Videofilm Industry

By Jade L. Miller

2016 | Palgrave
Copy Available: Yes

Nollywood is often portrayed by the popular press as an unruly industry, with mysteriously fast and cheap production and shadowy distribution networks. In the first overview of Nigeria's burgeoning video film industry, Jade L. Miller reveals that thi ...
 
 
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Truth in the Public Sphere

Edited By Jason Hannan

2016 | Lexington Books
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Truth in the Public Sphere seeks to understand the significance of truth for the everyday world of human communication. To this end, this book explores the place of truth in several facets of the public spher ...
 
 
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Voice & Matter: Communication, Development and the Cultural Return

Edited By Oscar Hemer, Thomas Tufte

2016 | Nordicom
Copy Available: Yes

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Global University Rankings and the Mediatization of Higher Education

By Michelle Stack

2016 | Palgrave Macmillan
Copy Available: Yes

Why do university leaders continue to pay attention to ranking systems despite research suggesting substantial flaws? This book delves into the role of media in generating powerful images of what it means to be a world-class university and how this c ...
 
 
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Civic Media: Technology | Design | Practice

Edited By Eric Gordon, Paul Mihailidis

2016 | MIT Press
Copy Available: Yes

Countless people around the world harness the affordances of digital media to enable democratic participation, coordinate disaster relief, campaign for policy change, and strengthen local advocacy groups. The world watched as activists used social me ...
 
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