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Mediating new cities of diversity: The Toronto Star and Toronto's reading publics

Rodgers, Scott (2012). Mediating new cities of diversity: The Toronto Star and Toronto's reading publics. In: Dennis, Richard; Morgan, Ceri and Shaw, Stephen eds. The Contemporary Canadian Metropolis. London, UK: Institute for the Study of the Americas.

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Abstract

This chapter is concerned with the relationships between news media and the framing of urban diversity. Avoided is a conventional story about the influence of elite groups or institutions on media, and likewise avoided is an anatomy of media representation. Instead, the chapter takes an alternative look at mediated imaginations of and claims to urban diversity by focusing on the enactment of journalism work and its taking place amongst organizational settings. The practical setting focused on is editorial work at the Toronto Star, Canada's largest newspaper by readership, and the dominant metropolitan newspaper in Toronto.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2012 not known
ISBN: 1-900039-90-7, 978-1-900039-90-1
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetESRC
Not SetNot SetLondon Conference for Canadian Studies
Keywords: media; urban; practices; materiality; diversity; multiculturalism; Toronto; Canada; journalism; politics; power;
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
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Item ID: 14974
Depositing User: Scott Rodgers
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2009 14:01
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2014 05:29
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/14974
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