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Quasi-Gatekeeping and Quasi-Gatewatching: The Dual Role of Public Relations Practitioners in the Social Media Domain </li><li> Representation of women and racialized minorities as expert sources in Canadian public affairs TV shows </li><li> The Medium Is the Message Is the Metaphor: Cool Reason and the Young Intellectual Public of Marshall McLuhan </li><li>  Translating the Public Imaginary: The Narrative Aesthetics of Public Engagement in Canadian Broadcasting Policy </li></ul></p></a> <a href="https://www.cjc-online.ca/index.php/journal/issue/view/173/showToc"><p>Articles include the following:<br /><ul><li>New Uses of 'Old' Media: Exploring Technologies-in-Use in Nunavut </li><li> Entre l’individuel et le social : les motivations d’usage de pornographie   </li><li> Does My Favourite Political TV Series Make Me Cynical? </li><li>  Productive Labour in the Information Sector </li></ul></p></a> <a href="https://www.cjc-online.ca/index.php/journal/issue/view/171/showToc"><p>Articles include the following:<br /><ul><li>“Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!”: Framing and Stereotyping in Legacy and Social Media  </li><li> Too Crowded for Crowdsourced Journalism: Reddit, Portability, and Citizen Participation in the Syrian Crisis  </li><li>Seal Hunts in Canada and on Twitter: Exploring the Tensions between Indigenous Rights and Animal Rights with #Sealfie</li><li> Programming Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: Infrastructural Failures in ‘Feminist’ Dating App Bumble 
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By way of topical, peer-reviewed, and timely articles, the Policy Portal provides a unique space for publishing research based on policy contributions and analysis.<br /><br />To learn more about this new initiative, including submission requirements and guidelines, please see the full announcement:<br /><br />http://www.cjc-online.ca/index.php/journal/announcement/view/214</p></a> <a href="https://www.cjc-online.ca/index.php/journal/issue/view/152/showToc"><p>Articles include:<br /><ul><li>Towards a Cybervictimology: Cyberbullying, Routine Activities Theory, and the Anti-Sociality of Social Media</li><li>Between the "Battlefield" Metaphor and Promises of Generativity: Contrasting Discourses on Cyberconflict</li><li>The Digital Humanities and Democracy</li><li>A History of Suicide Reporting in Canadian Newspapers: 1844 - 1990</li></ul></p></a>

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Vol 44, No 1 (2019): Media Probe

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Media Probe
Chris Russill


Quasi-Gatekeeping and Quasi-Gatewatching: The Dual Role of Public Relations Practitioners in the Social Media Domain
Princewell Nwanganga Achor, Justie O. Nnabuko
Representation of women and racialized minorities as expert sources in Canadian public affairs TV shows
Wendy Cukier, Samantha Jackson, Suzanne Gagnon
The Medium Is the Message Is the Metaphor: Cool Reason and the Young Intellectual Public of Marshall McLuhan
Joel Deshaye
“Part of being Canadian is having access to health care”: Framing the boundaries of healthcare deservingness for non-citizens through the Interim Federal Health Benefits Plan
Paloma E. Villegas, Jenna Blower
Translating the Public Imaginary: The Narrative Aesthetics of Public Engagement in Canadian Broadcasting Policy
Michael Lithgow
Tactics for Constructing Visions about Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Nina Boulus-Rødje


Fairness and Balance in CBC Radio News: Chronicle of a Complaint
Alan O'Connor

Book Reviews

Crosscurrents: How Film Policy Developed in Quebec 1960–1983
Michael Dorland
How Canadians Communicate VI: Food Promotion, Consumption, and Controversy
Ivan Emke
The Social Politics of Book Publishing: A Review of the Anti-book
Terrine M. Friday
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