No News is Bad News: Canada's Media Collapse-and What Comes Next

Category: Book
By (author): Gill, Ian
Foreword By: Goodhand, Margo
Subject:  LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
  NON-FICTION / Canadian
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Media & Internet
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd.
Published: July 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 7.50in x 5.25in
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"A blast of fresh air through the stale, half-empty corridors of Canadian journalism."–Ronald Wright

An urgent, necessary look at why Canada's media is dying-and how we can save it.

Canada's media companies are melting faster than the polar ice caps, and in No News Is Bad News, Ian Gill chronicles their decline in a biting, in-depth analysis. He travels to an international journalism festival in Italy, visits the Guardian in London, and speaks to editors, reporters, entrepreneurs, investors, non-profit leaders, and news consumers from around the world to find out what's gone wrong. Along the way he discovers that corporate concentration and clumsy adaptations to the digital age have left Canadians with a gaping hole in our public square. And yet, from the smoking ruins of Canada's news industry, Gill sees glimmers of hope, and brings them to life with sharp prose and trenchant insights.