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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Media Names & Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive Canadian media directory including television and radio networks, stations, digital and specialty broadcasters, programs, cable TV; daily, weekly, and community...

News Releases

Sources welcomes OrangeWebsite
2011-03-16
OrangeWebsite
Sources welcomes a new member: OrangeWebsite. OrangeWebsite is an Icelandic web hosting service provider. Most of our clients are foreign journalists, bloggers, leakers and publishers.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
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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
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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
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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 ...
The Illusion of Democracy
Liberal Journalism, Wikileaks And Climate Deceptions
Cormwell, David
Article
2012
MediaLens
In an era of permanent war, economic meltdown and climate ‘weirding’, we need all the champions of truth and justice that we can find. But where are they? What happened to trade unions, the green move...
Media relations for politicians
A Service for Parliamentarians, Legislators, and Municipal Councillors
Article
2009
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Public relations tools for elected officials and community leaders.
Millennials and Political News
Mitchel, Amy; Gottfried, Jeffrey; Matsa, Katerina
Article
2015
Pew Research Center
Obama has often been dubbed 'the first social media president' but this title has more implications than you think. This report looks at the sources of political news across generations. Spoiler alert...
Political Smears in U.S. Never Change: the NYT's 1967 Attack on MLK's Anti-War Speech
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Intercept
John Oliver's Monday night interview of Edward Snowden -- which in 24 hours has been viewed by 3 million people on YouTube alone -- renewed all the standard attacks in Democratic circles accusing Snow...
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
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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 ...
The 10 Dumbest, Most Offensive Political Ads in Recent Memory
Fell, Nicholas
Article
2011
AlterNet
Not a single election cycle goes by without some attempt to use fear of the "other" to win votes. Sadly, the results are sometimes successful.
Why Do They Hate George Galloway So Much?
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2012
CounterPunch
The ferocity of the attacks on George Galloway by the British commentariat is one of the most revealing outcomes of his victory in the Bradford West by-election.

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.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
Book
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Inventing Reality
The Politics of News Media
Parenti, Michael
Book
1993
Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Hargreaves, Ian
Book
2003
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...
Political Columns
Behind the scenes with powerful people
Bonner, Allan
Book
2007
A reader of his book will get Bonner's insight on everyone from Winston Churchill to Belinda Stronach. It is a series of columns, many of which were written for the US magazine Winning Campaigns.
Spinwars
Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.

Media

CPAC (Cable Parliamentary Channel)
Live coverage of the House of Commons during Question Period, political and party analysis, features and panels about public affairs issues. Funded by Canada's cable companies. Canada's only privately...


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