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Canadian Snowbird Association
COMMITMENT, SERVICE AND ADVOCACY FOR TRAVELLERS The Canadian Snowbird Association is a national not-for-profit 85,000-member advocacy organization dedicated to actively defending and improving the rights and privileges of travell...

News Releases

Sources welcomes B.C. Human Rights Coalition
2009-05-25
B.C. Human Rights Coalition
Sources welcomes a new member, the B.C. Human Rights Coalition.
Sources welcomes Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society
2009-06-18
Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society. The Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society monitors and reports on the population status of Arctic marine mammals...
Sources welcomes Coalition For No Whales in Captivity
2009-06-18
Coalition For No Whales in Captivity
Sources welcomes a new member: Coalition For No Whales in Captivity. The Coalition For No Whales In Captivity is the "watchdog" of the Vancouver Aquarium.
Sources welcomes the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT)
2009-01-22
Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT)
For the betterment of Canadian theatre, PACT provides leadership, national representation and a variety of programs and practical assistance to member companies, enabling members to do their own creat...

Sources Select Resources

Advocacy Journalism
Connexipedia Article
Article
A genre of journalism that intentionally and transparently adopts a non-objective viewpoint, usually for some social or political purpose.
All Journalism Is 'Advocacy Journalism'
Edwards, David
Article
2013
Media Lens
The claim that journalism 'traditionally' involves 'the dispassionate reporting of facts', that journalists are typically not 'advocates', was advocated by a paid employee of a media corporation, the ...
Dismantling Democracy
Stifling Debate and Dissent in Canada
Article
2015
Voices-Voix
An extensive dossier of the Harper government's attacks on democracy, debate, and dissent.
Don't forget to write
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1997
Sources / Ulli Diemer
Writing letters to the editor is an effective way of getting publicity for your point of view.
Fake grassroots advocacy part of TransCanada's plan to silence Energy East critics
Uechi, Jenny
Article
2014
Vancouver Observer
Documents show plans to "pressure" pipeline critics by working with third parties and industry-funded grassroots advocacy groups in favour of Energy East.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
Sources
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Getting your story into the media
Article
Sources
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Sources
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
How Sources magnifies your Internet visibility
Article
2006
Sources
How the high Internet ranking of the Sources Web site helps magnify the public profile of organizations and companies who are listed in Sources.
How to Lobby Like a Pro
MacDougall, Kate
Article
1997
Sources
To reach government with your message you need to lobby like the professionals do.
The internet's cyber radicals: heroes of the web changing the world
A generation of political activists have been transformed by new tools developed on the internet.
Krotoski, Aleks
Article
2010
The Guardian
Internet activists speak about censorship, the democratising impact of open source technology, and the importance of oportunities for anonimity in a post 9-11 world.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
Article
Sources
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...

Sources Bookshelf

Easily Led
A History of Propaganda
Thomson, Oliver
Book
1999
From Ancient Sumer to modern Poland, Thomson traces the use of propaganda and its influence on human events.
50 Ways to Fight Censorship
And Important Facts to Know about Censors
Marsh, Dave
Book
1991
A practical guide to generating support and publicity for freedom of speech and how to combat acts of censorship.


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