Marc Edge has been a reporter and editor for the Vancouver Province and the Calgary Herald, and a professor of journalism in Canada, the US, Fiji, and Singapore. His previous books include Pacific Press; Red Line, Blue Line, Bottom Line; and Asper Nation. He lives in Richmond, BC on his sailboat, Markenurh. Visit his blog, Greatly Exaggerated, to follow news and reviews about this book.
Books by Marc Edge
The Transformation of Canada’s Media Landscape
The News We Deserve: The Transformation of Canada’s Media Landscape documents the most under–reported story in Canadian news: the behind–the–scenes takeovers, mergers, share swaps, regulatory maneuvers, and private ambitions that have reshaped the content and business models of today’s print and online newspapers to privilege corporate profits and political influence over the goal of informing citizens. A generation of laissez–faire government attitudes… (more information)
The Myth of the Death of Newspapers
Pundits have long foretold the imminent death of print newspapers. These claims intensified with the rise of the internet and the recent financial crisis, but they’ve accompanied every media technological development of the past 100+ years: telegrams, radio, and television were all heralded as the final nail in the coffin, yet newspapers adapted and even thrived. And they’re not going anywhere. In Greatly Exaggerated: The Myth of the Death of Newspapers, Marc Edge dives deep… (more information)