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David Skinner

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Department of Communication Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3021
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 33853
Email: skinnerd@yorku.ca

Degrees

Ph.D. (Communication), Simon Fraser University
Master of Arts (Media Studies), Concordia University
Bachelor of Arts (Communication), Simon Fraser University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Research Interests

, Political Economy of Communication, Media Policy, Alternative and Community Media
Books

Publication
Year

2016 Gasher, Mike, David Skinner & Rowland Lorimer. Mass Communication in Canada, Eighth Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press

2016

2011 Kirsten Kozolenko, Patricia Mazepa, and David Skinner (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press

2011

2011 Gasher, Mike, David Skinner & Rowland Lorimer. Mass Communication in Canada, Seventh Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

2011

2005 Skinner, David, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.), Converging Media, Diverging Interests: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lexington Books.

2005

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

2016 Skinner, David and Kathleen Cross. “Media Activism in Canada: the Cases of Media Democracy Day, OpenMedia.ca, and, ReImagineCBC.” In Strategies for Media Reform, Fordham University Press.

2016

2016 Skinner, David, Kathleen Cross, and Robert Hackett. “Media reform as a Foundation for Better Journalism.” In Deliberation, Diversity and Dollars: Public Strategies for Journalism. Mike Gasher and Collette Brin (Eds.) University of Toronto Press

2016

2015 Skinner, David. “ Alternative and Community Media in Canada: Structure, Policy, and Prospects.” In The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media.

2015

2014 Skinner, David. “Media on the Margins?” In Leslie Regan Shade (Ed.). Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 4th Ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

2014

2011 Skinner, David. “Sustaining Alternative Media.” In Kirsten Kozolenko, Patricia Mazepa, and David Skinner (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press.

2011

2010. Skinner, David. (In Press.) “Community Media in Canada.” In the International Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, Sage Publications.

2010

2010 Skinner, David, Scott Uzelman, Andrea Langlois, and Frederic Dubois. “Independent Media Centres in Canada: Three Case Studies.” In Dorothy Kidd, Clemencia Rodriguez, and Laura Stein (Eds.). Making Our Media: Mapping Global Initiatives Toward a Democratic Public Sphere, V.1. Hampton Press. pp. 275-293.

2010

2010 Skinner, David, “Minding the Gaps: Alternative Media In Canada.” In Paul Attallah and Leslie Regan Shade (Eds.). Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 3rd Ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson. pp. 221-236.

2010

2009 Raboy, Marc and David Skinner. “Canada.” In The International Media Handbook. Hamburg, Germany: Hans Breslow Institute. pp. 315-325 (German ed.).

2009

2008 Skinner, David. “Broadcasting in Canada.” In David Ward and Anthony McNicholas (Eds.). Television and Public Policy: Change and Continuity in an Era of Liberation. Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, New Jersey. pp. 3-26.

2008

2005 Skinner, David, “Alternative Media In Canada.” In Paul Attallah and Leslie Regan Shade (Eds.). Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 2nd Ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson. pp. 213-229.

2005

2005 Skinner, David, James Compton, and Mike Gasher. “Chapter 14: Where to from here?” In David Skinner, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.). Converging Media, Diverging Interests: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. pp. 291-303.

2005

2005 Skinner, David, James Compton, and Mike Gasher. “Chapter 1: Setting the Ground.” In David Skinner, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.). Converging Media, Diverging Interests: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. pp. 7-23.

2005

2005 Skinner, David, and Mike Gasher. “Chapter Two: So Much by So Few: Media Policy and Ownership in Canada.” In David Skinner, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.). Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. pp. 51-76.

2005

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

2007 Media Organization and Production. Edited by Simon Cottle. Representing Resistance: Media, Civil Disobedience and The Global Justice Movement. Andy Opel and Donnalyn Pomper (eds.). Canadian Journal of Communication. Vol. 32 No. 1: 139-141.

2007

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

2015 Skinner, David, Robert Hackett, and Stuart R. Poyntz. “Activism and the Academy, Three Cases: Media Democracy Day, Open Media, and NewsWatch Canada.” Studies in Social Justice. Vol 9, No. 1. Available at: https://brock.scholarsportal.info/journals/SSJ/article/view/1155

2015

2012 Hackett, Robert and David Skinner. “Keeping the Fox at Bay: A Canadian Perspective on the Murdoch Phone Hacking Scandal.” Television and News Media, pp. 31-36.

2012

2010 Cohen, Nicole, Sonja Macdonald, Patricia Mazepa, David Skinner. “Making Media Public: From Discussion to Action.” Canadian Journal of Communication. 169-78

2010

2006 Elmer, Greg, Zach Devereaux and David Skinner. “Disaggregating Online News: The Canadian Federal Election, 2005-2006,” Scan. Available at: http://scan.net.au/scan/journal/display.php?journal_id=72.

2006

2005 Skinner, David. “Divided Loyalties: The Early Development of Canada’s ‘Single’ Broadcasting System.” Journal of Radio Studies. 12 (1) pp. 136-155.

2005

2001 Skinner, David, Mike Gasher, and James Compton. “Putting Theory to Practice: A Critical Approach to Journalism Studies” Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. Sage Publications, v. 2(3) pp. 341-360.

2001

1994 Skinner, David, and David C. Robinson. “Re-thinking Cultural Policy: Critical Approaches in the Era of Privatization.” Alternate Routes. Vol. 11, pp. 121-132.

1994

1992 Skinner, David. “The CBC and Private Capital.” Alternate Routes. Winter. pp. 26-43.

1992

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

2016 Skinner, David, Amanda Oye, Margaret Reid, Emilia Zboralska & Joseph Turcotte. “Academic Participation in Canadian Community Television Policy: A Case Study in Communicating with Power.” International Communications Association. (Fukuoka, Japan)

2016

2015 “Media Activism and the Academy: Media Democracy Day and OpenMedia.ca” International Association for Media and Communication Research. (Montreal: Université du Québec à Montréal)

2015

2013 Openmedia.ca and Contemporary Currents in Media Reform in Canada.” (With Kathleen Cross.) Strategies for Media Reform ICA Pre-Conference (London: Goldsmiths College.) )

2013

2013 “Negotiating Change: Social Networks and Media Reform in Canada." International Association for Media and Communication Research. (Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University)

2013

2013 “Plus ca Change: Public Broadcasting in Canada Meets New Media,” Union for Democratic Communication (San Francisco: University of San Francisco).

2013

2012 “Open Media: A Case Study in Media Policy Advocacy.” Journalism Strategies (Montreal, Québec: Concordia University.)

2012

2012 “Contemporary Currents in Media Reform in Canada” Union for Democratic Communication” (Tallahassee, Florida: Florida State University)

2012

2012 “Public value for public money: Re-examining the relationship between public and private broadcasting in Canada.” Re-Visionary Interpretations of the Public Enterprise (RIPE). (Sydney, Australia, University of Sydney)

2012

2011 “Sustaining Independent/Alternative Media.” International Association of Mass Communication Researchers. (Istanbul, Turkey: Kadir Has University )

2011

2010 Michael Lithgow, David Skinner, and Steve Anderson. (April) Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa Ontario Re: Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2009-6

2010

2009 “Mapping Media Reform in Canada: A Report on Research in Progress.” Union for Democratic Communication. (Buffalo, New York.) (With Bob Hackett and Steve Anderson)

2009

2008 “Building Independent Media.” International Communication Association. (Montreal, Quebec)

2008

2008 “Medi-Ated: What’s on the Menu for Canada’s Big Media.” British Columbia Library Association Information Policy Conference. (Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Public Library)

2008

2007 Skinner, David. (July) Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, Re: Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2007-5 Diversity of Voices Proceeding.

2007

2007 “Sustaining Alternative Media.” Union for Democratic Communication, (Vancouver, British Columbia: Simon Fraser University) (Panel Chair and Presenter).

2007

2006 “Independent Media Centres in Canada: Three Case Studies.” Union for Democratic Communication (Boca Raton, Florida).

2006

2006 “Teaching Communication Policy: A Round Table Discussion.” (Philip Savage and David Skinner, co-chairs), Canadian Communications Association. (Toronto, Ontario: York University)

2006

2005 “Converging Media, Diverging Politics.” (Panel Organizer and Discussant) Canadian Communications Association. (London, Ontario: University of Western Ontario)

2005

2005 “Independent Media Centres in Canada: A Comparative Analysis.” Canadian Communications Association. (London, Ontario: University of Western Ontario)

2005

2004 “Organizing and Financing Community Media.” Building the Commons Community Media Convergence. (Guelph, Ontario: Guelph University)

2004

2004 “Staking the Ground for Alternative Media.” Union for Democratic Communication. (St. Louis, Missouri).

2004

2003 “On the Road to Media Democracy? Strategies and developments on the margins of the changing mediascape.” (Panel Organizer) Canadian Communications Association. (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University)

2003

2002 “Reform or Alternatives? Limits and Pressures on Changing the Mediascape.” Union for Democratic Communication (State College, Pennsylvania: Penn State University).

2002

2002 “Setting An Agenda for Change: Ideas and Strategies for Furthering Independent and Community Media.” (Panel Organizer) Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME). (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

2002

2000 “Delving the Divide: Notes on the Division between Critical Media Studies and Journalism Education.” Canadian Communications Association (Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta).

2000

2000 “Encouraging Diversity in Newspaper Coverage,” (with the Campaign For Press and Broadcast Freedom). B.C. Press Council (Vancouver, British Columbia).

2000

Policy Papers

Publication
Year

David Skinner, Emilia Zboralska, Joe Turcotte, Maragaret reeid, and Amanda Oye (November, 2016) Submission to Department of Heritage, “Canadian Content in a Digital World” Consultation,

2016

David Skinner, Amanda Oye, Margaret Reid, Emilia Zboralska & Joseph Turcotte. (October, 2015) Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission, Re: A review of the policy framework for local community television programming CRTC 2015-421

2015

Research Reports

Publication
Year

2013 Skinner, David and Gregory Taylor. “Chapter 2: Digital Media and Public or State-Administered Broadcasters. ” in Johnathan Obar and Gregory Taylor (eds.) Mapping Digital Media: Canada, Open Society Foundation.

2013

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

2010 “Looking on the Bright Side: Possibilities for Progressive Regulatory Advances.” Media Democracy Day. (Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Public Library)

2010

2010 “Sustaining Alternative Media.” Guest Lecture. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C..

2010

2008 “Coming to a Screen Near You: What’s on the Agenda for the CRTC.” Media Democracy Day. (Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Public Library)

2008

Other

Publication
Year

2009 Wirsig, Karen and David Skinner. “Forget the TV Titans” rabble.ca, Nov. 9, 2009.

2009

2008 Skinner, David. “The Struggle for the Soul of Canadian Media.” Canadian Dimension Vol. 42 No. 1 January/February: pp. 41-43.

2008

2006 Skinner, David. “Media Democracy in Canada.” Relay. Winnipeg: Open Door Press. pp. 44-46.

2006

2005 Skinner, David. “Reform or Alternatives? Limits and Pressures on Changing the Mediascape.” Communiqué. Union for Democratic Communications. Volume 19, Spring. pp. 14-38.

2005

2003 Skinner, David. “Alternative Media.” In The Canadian Encyclopedia. On line at www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com.

2003


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 GS/CMCT6300 3.0 A The Polit. Economy of Culture & Comm. SEMR
Fall 2020 AP/COMN4212 3.0 A The Growth of Canadian Broadcasting SEMR


Degrees

Ph.D. (Communication), Simon Fraser University
Master of Arts (Media Studies), Concordia University
Bachelor of Arts (Communication), Simon Fraser University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Research Interests

, Political Economy of Communication, Media Policy, Alternative and Community Media

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

2016 Skinner, David and Kathleen Cross. “Media Activism in Canada: the Cases of Media Democracy Day, OpenMedia.ca, and, ReImagineCBC.” In Strategies for Media Reform, Fordham University Press.

2016

2016 Skinner, David, Kathleen Cross, and Robert Hackett. “Media reform as a Foundation for Better Journalism.” In Deliberation, Diversity and Dollars: Public Strategies for Journalism. Mike Gasher and Collette Brin (Eds.) University of Toronto Press

2016

2015 Skinner, David. “ Alternative and Community Media in Canada: Structure, Policy, and Prospects.” In The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media.

2015

2014 Skinner, David. “Media on the Margins?” In Leslie Regan Shade (Ed.). Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 4th Ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

2014

2011 Skinner, David. “Sustaining Alternative Media.” In Kirsten Kozolenko, Patricia Mazepa, and David Skinner (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press.

2011

2010. Skinner, David. (In Press.) “Community Media in Canada.” In the International Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, Sage Publications.

2010

2010 Skinner, David, Scott Uzelman, Andrea Langlois, and Frederic Dubois. “Independent Media Centres in Canada: Three Case Studies.” In Dorothy Kidd, Clemencia Rodriguez, and Laura Stein (Eds.). Making Our Media: Mapping Global Initiatives Toward a Democratic Public Sphere, V.1. Hampton Press. pp. 275-293.

2010

2010 Skinner, David, “Minding the Gaps: Alternative Media In Canada.” In Paul Attallah and Leslie Regan Shade (Eds.). Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 3rd Ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson. pp. 221-236.

2010

2009 Raboy, Marc and David Skinner. “Canada.” In The International Media Handbook. Hamburg, Germany: Hans Breslow Institute. pp. 315-325 (German ed.).

2009

2008 Skinner, David. “Broadcasting in Canada.” In David Ward and Anthony McNicholas (Eds.). Television and Public Policy: Change and Continuity in an Era of Liberation. Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, New Jersey. pp. 3-26.

2008

2005 Skinner, David, “Alternative Media In Canada.” In Paul Attallah and Leslie Regan Shade (Eds.). Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 2nd Ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson. pp. 213-229.

2005

2005 Skinner, David, James Compton, and Mike Gasher. “Chapter 14: Where to from here?” In David Skinner, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.). Converging Media, Diverging Interests: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. pp. 291-303.

2005

2005 Skinner, David, James Compton, and Mike Gasher. “Chapter 1: Setting the Ground.” In David Skinner, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.). Converging Media, Diverging Interests: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. pp. 7-23.

2005

2005 Skinner, David, and Mike Gasher. “Chapter Two: So Much by So Few: Media Policy and Ownership in Canada.” In David Skinner, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.). Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. pp. 51-76.

2005

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

2007 Media Organization and Production. Edited by Simon Cottle. Representing Resistance: Media, Civil Disobedience and The Global Justice Movement. Andy Opel and Donnalyn Pomper (eds.). Canadian Journal of Communication. Vol. 32 No. 1: 139-141.

2007

Books

Publication
Year

2016 Gasher, Mike, David Skinner & Rowland Lorimer. Mass Communication in Canada, Eighth Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press

2016

2011 Kirsten Kozolenko, Patricia Mazepa, and David Skinner (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press

2011

2011 Gasher, Mike, David Skinner & Rowland Lorimer. Mass Communication in Canada, Seventh Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

2011

2005 Skinner, David, James Compton, and Mike Gasher (Eds.), Converging Media, Diverging Interests: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada. Lexington Books.

2005

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

2015 Skinner, David, Robert Hackett, and Stuart R. Poyntz. “Activism and the Academy, Three Cases: Media Democracy Day, Open Media, and NewsWatch Canada.” Studies in Social Justice. Vol 9, No. 1. Available at: https://brock.scholarsportal.info/journals/SSJ/article/view/1155

2015

2012 Hackett, Robert and David Skinner. “Keeping the Fox at Bay: A Canadian Perspective on the Murdoch Phone Hacking Scandal.” Television and News Media, pp. 31-36.

2012

2010 Cohen, Nicole, Sonja Macdonald, Patricia Mazepa, David Skinner. “Making Media Public: From Discussion to Action.” Canadian Journal of Communication. 169-78

2010

2006 Elmer, Greg, Zach Devereaux and David Skinner. “Disaggregating Online News: The Canadian Federal Election, 2005-2006,” Scan. Available at: http://scan.net.au/scan/journal/display.php?journal_id=72.

2006

2005 Skinner, David. “Divided Loyalties: The Early Development of Canada’s ‘Single’ Broadcasting System.” Journal of Radio Studies. 12 (1) pp. 136-155.

2005

2001 Skinner, David, Mike Gasher, and James Compton. “Putting Theory to Practice: A Critical Approach to Journalism Studies” Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. Sage Publications, v. 2(3) pp. 341-360.

2001

1994 Skinner, David, and David C. Robinson. “Re-thinking Cultural Policy: Critical Approaches in the Era of Privatization.” Alternate Routes. Vol. 11, pp. 121-132.

1994

1992 Skinner, David. “The CBC and Private Capital.” Alternate Routes. Winter. pp. 26-43.

1992

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

2016 Skinner, David, Amanda Oye, Margaret Reid, Emilia Zboralska & Joseph Turcotte. “Academic Participation in Canadian Community Television Policy: A Case Study in Communicating with Power.” International Communications Association. (Fukuoka, Japan)

2016

2015 “Media Activism and the Academy: Media Democracy Day and OpenMedia.ca” International Association for Media and Communication Research. (Montreal: Université du Québec à Montréal)

2015

2013 Openmedia.ca and Contemporary Currents in Media Reform in Canada.” (With Kathleen Cross.) Strategies for Media Reform ICA Pre-Conference (London: Goldsmiths College.) )

2013

2013 “Negotiating Change: Social Networks and Media Reform in Canada." International Association for Media and Communication Research. (Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University)

2013

2013 “Plus ca Change: Public Broadcasting in Canada Meets New Media,” Union for Democratic Communication (San Francisco: University of San Francisco).

2013

2012 “Open Media: A Case Study in Media Policy Advocacy.” Journalism Strategies (Montreal, Québec: Concordia University.)

2012

2012 “Contemporary Currents in Media Reform in Canada” Union for Democratic Communication” (Tallahassee, Florida: Florida State University)

2012

2012 “Public value for public money: Re-examining the relationship between public and private broadcasting in Canada.” Re-Visionary Interpretations of the Public Enterprise (RIPE). (Sydney, Australia, University of Sydney)

2012

2011 “Sustaining Independent/Alternative Media.” International Association of Mass Communication Researchers. (Istanbul, Turkey: Kadir Has University )

2011

2010 Michael Lithgow, David Skinner, and Steve Anderson. (April) Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa Ontario Re: Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2009-6

2010

2009 “Mapping Media Reform in Canada: A Report on Research in Progress.” Union for Democratic Communication. (Buffalo, New York.) (With Bob Hackett and Steve Anderson)

2009

2008 “Building Independent Media.” International Communication Association. (Montreal, Quebec)

2008

2008 “Medi-Ated: What’s on the Menu for Canada’s Big Media.” British Columbia Library Association Information Policy Conference. (Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Public Library)

2008

2007 Skinner, David. (July) Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, Re: Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2007-5 Diversity of Voices Proceeding.

2007

2007 “Sustaining Alternative Media.” Union for Democratic Communication, (Vancouver, British Columbia: Simon Fraser University) (Panel Chair and Presenter).

2007

2006 “Independent Media Centres in Canada: Three Case Studies.” Union for Democratic Communication (Boca Raton, Florida).

2006

2006 “Teaching Communication Policy: A Round Table Discussion.” (Philip Savage and David Skinner, co-chairs), Canadian Communications Association. (Toronto, Ontario: York University)

2006

2005 “Converging Media, Diverging Politics.” (Panel Organizer and Discussant) Canadian Communications Association. (London, Ontario: University of Western Ontario)

2005

2005 “Independent Media Centres in Canada: A Comparative Analysis.” Canadian Communications Association. (London, Ontario: University of Western Ontario)

2005

2004 “Organizing and Financing Community Media.” Building the Commons Community Media Convergence. (Guelph, Ontario: Guelph University)

2004

2004 “Staking the Ground for Alternative Media.” Union for Democratic Communication. (St. Louis, Missouri).

2004

2003 “On the Road to Media Democracy? Strategies and developments on the margins of the changing mediascape.” (Panel Organizer) Canadian Communications Association. (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University)

2003

2002 “Reform or Alternatives? Limits and Pressures on Changing the Mediascape.” Union for Democratic Communication (State College, Pennsylvania: Penn State University).

2002

2002 “Setting An Agenda for Change: Ideas and Strategies for Furthering Independent and Community Media.” (Panel Organizer) Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME). (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

2002

2000 “Delving the Divide: Notes on the Division between Critical Media Studies and Journalism Education.” Canadian Communications Association (Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta).

2000

2000 “Encouraging Diversity in Newspaper Coverage,” (with the Campaign For Press and Broadcast Freedom). B.C. Press Council (Vancouver, British Columbia).

2000

Policy Papers

Publication
Year

David Skinner, Emilia Zboralska, Joe Turcotte, Maragaret reeid, and Amanda Oye (November, 2016) Submission to Department of Heritage, “Canadian Content in a Digital World” Consultation,

2016

David Skinner, Amanda Oye, Margaret Reid, Emilia Zboralska & Joseph Turcotte. (October, 2015) Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission, Re: A review of the policy framework for local community television programming CRTC 2015-421

2015

Research Reports

Publication
Year

2013 Skinner, David and Gregory Taylor. “Chapter 2: Digital Media and Public or State-Administered Broadcasters. ” in Johnathan Obar and Gregory Taylor (eds.) Mapping Digital Media: Canada, Open Society Foundation.

2013

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

2010 “Looking on the Bright Side: Possibilities for Progressive Regulatory Advances.” Media Democracy Day. (Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Public Library)

2010

2010 “Sustaining Alternative Media.” Guest Lecture. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C..

2010

2008 “Coming to a Screen Near You: What’s on the Agenda for the CRTC.” Media Democracy Day. (Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Public Library)

2008

Other

Publication
Year

2009 Wirsig, Karen and David Skinner. “Forget the TV Titans” rabble.ca, Nov. 9, 2009.

2009

2008 Skinner, David. “The Struggle for the Soul of Canadian Media.” Canadian Dimension Vol. 42 No. 1 January/February: pp. 41-43.

2008

2006 Skinner, David. “Media Democracy in Canada.” Relay. Winnipeg: Open Door Press. pp. 44-46.

2006

2005 Skinner, David. “Reform or Alternatives? Limits and Pressures on Changing the Mediascape.” Communiqué. Union for Democratic Communications. Volume 19, Spring. pp. 14-38.

2005

2003 Skinner, David. “Alternative Media.” In The Canadian Encyclopedia. On line at www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com.

2003


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 GS/CMCT6300 3.0 A The Polit. Economy of Culture & Comm. SEMR
Fall 2020 AP/COMN4212 3.0 A The Growth of Canadian Broadcasting SEMR