Media & Communications Industries

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Canada Lives Here

By Wade Rowland & Wade Rowland

Canada Lives Here tells the tumultuous story of public broadcasting in Canada, from its inception in 1933 to the CBC's current, controversial attempts to adapt to collapsing revenues and new technologies. It explores in detail the struggle to preserve public space and foster ... Read more

Death Spiral

By William A Urseth

Charting the rise and fall of three prolific organizations, this shocking account centers on Cinar Films, a children's television programming company whose founders became multi-millionaires when it went public. Despite this success, one of the CEOs gradually invested an additional ... Read more

Robber Baron

By George Tombs

Robber Baron is an unauthorized biography of Conrad Black, who built the world’s third-largest media empire and is now facing criminal charges in Chicago for alleged fraud, money laundering, and racketeering. Robber Baron is based on rigorous research, hard-hitting interviews, ... Read more

Saving the CBC

By Wade Rowland & Wade Rowland

Asked to name the institutions that best define this country, most Canadians place our public broadcaster somewhere high on the list. But there is a very real danger that the CBC will not survive beyond the next two years in any recognizable form. Decades of budget cuts have ... Read more

Ultra Libris

By Rowland Lorimer

Reflecting cultural, political, and technological changes, this detailed exploration of Canadian book publishing displays trends of the industry from the last 50 years. Against the backdrop of historical highlights, the book dives into modern events in book publishing, focusing ... Read more