Digital Mosaic: Media, Power, and Identity in Canada by David Taras

By David Taras

Digital Media has remodeled the way in which Canadians socialize and have interaction, behavior enterprise, adventure tradition, struggle political battles, and obtain wisdom. conventional media, together with newspapers and traditional television networks, stay the first hyperlink to Canada's political sphere yet are lower than concerted assault. YouTube, blogs, on-line broadcasting, fb, and Twitter have opened new and fascinating avenues of expression yet provide little of an analogous "nation-building glue" as conventional media. for this reason, Canada is experiencing a few overlapping crises at the same time: a trouble in information and journalism, threats to the survival of the media process as an entire, and a decline in citizen engagement.

In Digital Mosaic, David Taras either embraces and demanding situations new media by means of arguing that those coinciding crises deliver fascinating possibilities in addition to substantial hazards to democratic existence and citizen engagement in Canada.

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