Cross-Media Ownership and Democratic Practice in Canada: Content-Sharing and the Impact of New Media

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This is the first in-depth analysis of major French- and English-Canadian news companies to show the impact of cross-media ownership on the diversity of new content. Surprisingly, the study lays to rest fears over content convergence of newspaper and television network ownership by Canadian media giants Canwest Global, CTVglobemedia, and Quebecor. Content-sharing between newspaper and television properties of these giant companies did not occur. This leads the authors to examine why, and to assess problems that mass media ...

Cross-Media Ownership and Democratic Practice in Canada: Content-Sharing and the Impact of New Media 2011, University of Alberta Press, Alberta

ISBN-13: 9780888646057

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