Vol 37, No 2 (2012)

Practices of Persuasion

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Table of Contents


Michael Dorland


Promotional Prime Time: "Advertainment," Internal Network Promotion, and the Future of Canadian Television
Kyle Asquith, Alison Hearn
Of Logos, Owners, and Cultural Intermediaries: Defining an Elite Discourse in Re-branding Practices at Three Private Canadian Television Stations
Christopher Ali
Defying the News: New Aesthetics of Truth in Popular Culture
Michael Lithgow
Packaging Fun: Analyzing Supermarket Food Messages Targeted at Children
Charlene D. Elliott
Interpersonal Surveillance on Social Media
Daniel Trottier

Research in Brief

Canadian Political Consultants' Perspectives about Political Marketing
Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Alex Marland


Food Messages in Television Programs for Preschoolers: A Call for Research
Meghan Lynch

Review Essay

Separate Playgrounds: Surveying the Fields of Girls’ Media Studies and Boyhood Studies
Natalie Coulter

Book Reviews

Work’s Intimacy
Ergin Bulut, Cameron McCarthy
Usages et enjeux des technologies de communication
Audrey Portela, Luc Bonneville
Terrain of Memory: A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project
Marie Lo
Watching YouTube: Extraordinary Videos from Ordinary People
Darren Blakeborough
Highway of the Atom
Lindsey A. Freeman
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