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NATO attacks on national TV headquarters and installations in Tripoli
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns NATO airstrikes on the Tripoli headquarters of the state-owned national TV broadcaster Al-Jamahiriya and two of its installations.

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Content Magazine - Number 48
February 1975
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Dressing for TV
Zwicker, Barrie
What to wear when you're going to be interviewed on TV.
Dressing for TV
Zwicker, Barrie
Sources HotLink
Advice for what to wear when you are going to be interviewed on television.
Fame & Fortune Online
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Have new social media made 'traditional' media obsolete?
Sources HotLink
New media provide additional channels for getting messages out, but they don't make older media obsolete. The task is of public relations is to reach people through the media they use. In an increasin...
A web portal featuring resources about media and the media industry, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importan...
The power of the remote: Not so powerful after all
Review of Television and the Remote Control
The Rockford Files
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Television Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to television in the Sources directory for the media.
Top Ten Strategies for Appearing on a TV Talk Show
Bonner, Allan
Prepare yourself to appear on a TV talk show.
TV News in the Age of the Super Anchor
Why Brian Williams is Just the Tip of the Scandal
Lando, Barry
Super Anchor is often more actor than reporter. His or her role is to give the story a certain imprimatur, which it doesn’t always deserve. Much of the real work, digging, and investigation is done by...

Sources Bookshelf

The Barefoot Channel
Community Television as a Tool for Social Change
Goldberg, Kim
How you or you group can use local community TV station to get your message out.
Between the Lines
How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
MacLean, Eleanor
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
Censored: The News That Didn't Make The News - And Why
The 1995 Project Censored Yearbook
Jensen, Carl, and Project Censored. Introduction by Michael Crichton. Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow.
Documenting how the U.S. mass media does a shabby job, deliberately or negligently withholding information of vital importance.
Communicating in Canada's Past
Essays in Media History
Allen, Gene; Robinson, Daniel J. (eds.)
Address sizable gaps in the literature on media history in Canada. Includes a substantial introduction to media history as a field of study and essays on a range of subjects, including print journalis...
Content Magazine - Number 48
February 1975
Serial Publication (Periodical)
CTV: The Television Wars
Gittins, Susan
Documents the history of CTV, the creation of Canada's first private TV network.
The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
The Empire God Built
Inside Pat Robertson's media machine
Foege, Alec
A profile of the demagogue who become one of the most successful media moguls in the world.
The Struggle For Dominance On The Digital Frontier
Fraser, Mathew
Fraser analyzes the aspects of the television business such as the failure of regulation, the attempt to create a national TV culture, digital revolution and the effect on consumers.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Inside Seven Days
Koch, Eric
The story of This Hour Has Seven Days, a CBC public affairs television program that dominated the Canadian airwaves from October 1964 to May 1966.
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Hargreaves, Ian
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
A history of American English.
Mass Communications and American Empire
Schiller, Herbert I.
An in-depth look at international and domestic media, and the effect of capitalism on mass communications.
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.
Media Names & Numbers
Your Connection to the Media
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and academic jour...
Media Think
Winter, James
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Oh, What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me!
Carpenter, Edmund
How media have taken over our lives.
Power and Betrayal in the Canadian Media
Taras, David
Addresses concerns about the forces that shape the diversity of news and the way news is delivered in Canada.
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
Spirit of the Web
The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet
Rowland, Wade
A journey through communication technology and our fascination and tribulations with it.
Television and the Remote Control
Grazing on a Vast Wasteland
Robert V., Bellamy;Walker, James R.
Three Blind Mice
How the TV Networks Lost Their Way
Auletta, Ken
Who's Who in Canadian Film and Television
5th Edition
A comprehensive guide to Canada's film and television production personnel: Animators, Art Directors, Cinematographers, Composers, Costume Designers, Directors, Editors, Music Editors, Post Production...
Yesterday's News
Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us
Miller John
Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.


Features action-related films and television series.
AOV Adult Movie Channel
Consists of explicit adult feature films, scheduled by genre specifically for each viewing demographic.
APTN offers a variety of programming related to Aboriginal peoples, including documentaries, news magazines, dramas, entertainment specials, children's series, movies, sports events, educational progr...
Broadcast Dialogue
For the broadcast community in Canada. Industry news as well as periodic contact updates for radio and television stations, corporate or group owners, specialty & digital channels, cable, networks, au...
CBC - English Network Television
Publically funded, national network. A Crown corporation with 17 owned-and-operated stations and 19 private affiliates, providing 98% coverage of English-language homes. CBC organizes its broadcasts t...
Cottage Life
Like many successful Canadian brands, Cottage Life was created from humble beginnings. As new cottage owners, Al Zikovitz and Wendela Roberts were in need of help with the many unique challenges of th...
Diabetes Dialogue
Canada's diabetes magazine for readers with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Nutrition, exercise, medical updates, and lifestyle management.
Documentary Channel
Documentary films from Canada and around the world. Featuring innovative, enlightening, hard-hitting and inspiring documentaries covering subjects such as medicine, the environment, technology & scien...
ESPN Classic
Broadcasts a range of archive sports coverage, talk shows, documentaries and films.
Lifetime Canada
Airs programs aimed toward women in the form of films and dramatic television series.
In-depth articles about the burgeoning film and television industries in Canada and around the world. Includes articles by those in the film & television industries.
Pay TV magainze.
Qui Fait Quoi
Daily newsletter,monthly magazine and annual guide on the film, television and multimedia industries in Canada, including listings of companies and services.
Quinte's Channels
TV listings.
Reel West Digest
Directory of contacts and companies in the film and television industries.
Reel West Magazine
Reports on promotional events in film and television.
Spec TV
TV listings inserted Fridays into the Hamilton Spectator.
Sundance Channel
Airs programming focused on independent films, documentaries, music-series', dramas and more.
This Week's TV
TV listings.
Travel + Escape
Travel and travel-related programming.
TV Guide
Weekly TV schedule, interviews and entertainment news.
TV Hebdo T‚l‚romans
Soap opera schedules and synopses.
TV Publishing Group
TV listings and editorial for cable, television C-band and mini-dish systems.
Voil : votre magazine t‚l‚
Part of regular Saturday editions of La Presse, Le Soleil, Le Nouvelliste, Le Droit, La Tribune, Le Quotidien and La Voix de l'Est.
Vu Magazine
Official listings guide for the Bell ExpressVu small dish system.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The 1991 Broadcasting Act states that... "...the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the national public broadcaster, should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of prog...
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission
Responsible for regulating Canada's broadcasting and telecommunications systems.
National Film Board
Canada#s public film producer and distributor.
Telefilm Canada
Dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian audiovisual industry.

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