Vol 32, No 1 (2007)

Cover Page

How to Help Animals Escape from Natural History ..... Bill Burns

Bill Burns’ work on animals and safety, as well as on health and medicine, has been published and exhibited in Canada and internationally. The picture on the cover is from a series of large format photographs called How to Help Animals Escape fromNatural History. It is part of an ongoing series that began in 1995. Bill is currently producing new projects for the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and Kunst Werke ICA in Berlin. Bill’s website is at www.safetygearforsmallanimals.com.

Table of Contents


Kim Sawchuk


Newsworld, Riel, and the Métis: Recognition and the Limits to Reconciliation
Maurice Charland
The Integrated News Spectacle, Live 8, and the Annihilation of Time
James R. Compton, Edward Comor
Communication and the Environment in the Age of the "Small Planet"
Susan Bryant
Digital Audio Broadcasting in Canada: Technology and Policy in the Transition to Digital Radio
Brian O'Neill
Phony Populism: The Misuse of Opinion Polls in the National Post
Jonah Butovsky
The Canonic Economy of Communication and Culture: The Centrality of the Postcolonial Margins
Amin Alhassan

Round Table

Teaching Communication Policy: Pedagogy in Brief
Philip Savage

Review Essay

Forging the Canon of Media Studies: Should We Heed the Plea for Timeless Texts?
William J. Buxton


Media Organization and Production; Representing Resistance: Media, Civil Disobedience and the Global Justice Movement
David Skinner
John Grierson: Trailblazer of Documentary Film
Ezra Winton
Intellectual Property: The Law in Canada
Sara Bannerman
Capitalizing on Culture: Critical Theory for Cultural Studies
David Black
Al Jazeera: The Inside Story of the Arab News Channel That is Challenging the West
Mohamed Ben Moussa
Automating Interaction: Formal and Informal Knowledge in the Digital Economy
Martin Dowding
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