Posts Tagged "Canada"

Fame in Hollywood North by Dr Samita Nandy – Hollywood North Magazine

Posted on Sep 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) Director Dr Samita Nandy’s book Fame in Hollywood North has been covered in Hollywood North Magazine in September 2016. Read coverage of the Canada’s first book on celebrity culture here: http://hnmag.ca/announcements/samita-nandys-book-covers-canadian-film-industry/. Special thanks to writer Nick...

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CMCS Media Outreach by Dr Louis Massey – National Post

Posted on Aug 27, 2016 | 0 comments

As part of the CMCS media outreach, Advisory Board member and Assistant Professor Dr Louis Massey wrote a critical letter to the editor that has been published in the National Post, August 2016. Read below: Scroll down and read “Fiction presented as reality”...

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CMCS Media May 2016

Posted on May 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Media and Publication Updates Dr Samita Nandy’s review of Professor Sean Redmond’s book Celebrity and Media has been published at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19392397.2016.1187867. We are truly proud of Redmond’s exceptional contribution to the field. In other news, CMCS Director Dr Samita Nandy was covered in Vancouver Sun Media’s 24 Hours. Read “Celebrity 101” at eedition.vancouver.24hrs.ca/epaper/viewer.aspx (May 25, 2016, pg. 13). CMCS was  also covered on Toronto’s Sun Media 24 Hours News. The full story is given...

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CMCS Media Coverage April 2016

Posted on Apr 23, 2016 | 0 comments

CMCS Director Dr Samita Nandy was covered in Sun Media’s 24 Hours on April 6, 2016. Read “Annoying Much? Why do these celebs attract so much trolling?” at http://www.pressreader.com/canada/24-hours-toronto/20160406/281668254125570.  Dr Nandy was  covered again on April 19, 2016. The full story is given in “Worst. Celeb. Advice. Ever!”: http://www.toronto24hours.ca/2016/04/19/worst-celeb-advice-ever. Special thanks to reporter Brad Hunter for his excellent media coverage. His critical analysis of Hollywood fame and ethical impacts of celebrity advice is insightful for a wide...

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Roundtable “After Ghomeshi: Lessons in Media Uses and Abuses”

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 | 0 comments

After Ghomeshi: Lessons in Media Uses and Abuses A Media@McGill round-table discussion Free and open to the public Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Leacock 232, McGill University On March 24, 2016 former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted of all charges in a highly mediatized sexual assault trial. Apart from its significant social and legal ramifications, the Ghomeshi “scandal,” as it has been qualified by various news outlets, involved complex media relations between all actors involved, and sometimes their audiences. This Media@McGill round-table discussion is the...

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