Television

Television (TV), sometimes shortened to tele or telly, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set, a television show, or the medium of television transmission. Television is a mass medium for advertising, entertainment, news, and sports. Television became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but it would still be several years before the new technology would be marketed to consumers. After World War II, an improved form of black-and-white TV broadcasting became …

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DDN: Dundurn Press · 16 July 2024 English

As Udonwa grows, her hidden family history changes her forever.Let me tell you a story. It’s about a war. This war is not the type fought with guns and machetes. …

facing the main gate. The sitting roomcontained a television on a small wooden stool at the front of the


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 15 July 2024 English

Invisible Lives chronicles cycles of dysfunction and domestic violence. Using experimental hybrid poetry, Cristalle Smith breaks generational silence in lyric resonance, reflecting on a childhood rife with upheaval and poverty, …

wood paneling. I sat close to the radial dial television screen during lunch time. the black and white fuzz on the analogue dial television screen at home.19 I like to write in my multicolored


DDN: Dundurn Press · 9 July 2024 English

From Trench Town to the top of the world — one man's inspiring fight for meaning, dignity, and respect. Tiga’s Tale chronicles the remarkable life of world champion boxer Barrington …

heavyweights in particular; and anemic national television coverage that tended to feature returning Olympians across from a large sofa, sat our very own television set, a big wooden cabinet with a reflective Commonwealth crown. He gave hope to us all! The television glowed an eerie blue in the darkness, and I moments of animated escape in front of our very own television, we weren’t just three displaced kids from Trench


DDN: Dundurn Press · 2 July 2024 English

The story of the audacious showman who built the greatest carnival dynasty in North America.Enter the realm of the carnie king, Patty Conklin, the flamboyant founder of what would become …

belonged in the mass enter- tainment world of the television, film, and music industries — standardized,


DDN: Dundurn Press · 25 June 2024 English

A gripping noir mystery introducing artless young detective Patrick Bird, set in Toronto’s Parkdale during the tumultuous ’60s.“I didn’t kill her. I had the thought, the idea. What’s the saying? …

the wall over the striped paper, a big square television, and a cream- coloured carpet underfoot. She Sometimes I worry that we’re losing the battle to television.” Her voice held a trace of prim disappointment


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Interactive documentary emerged rapidly from a constellation of changing technologies and practices to much excitement, yet its history is short and its future uncertain. In the mid-2010s Canada was a …

webcasting, traditional radio, and broadcast television. Sweeney would be Monique Simard’s first hire library shelves and the odd piece would go up on television, but nobody really knew it was an nfb film because


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Complemented by over 150 rarely seen illustrations, Needle Work moves from coast to coast and across more than one hundred years to provide a key chapter in the history of …

garnered attention from one local newspaper and a television station, the former describing the man as “a Exterior of Alvin “Al” Newcombe’s home, CFPL Television Newsreel Air-Cuts, 1974 FIGURE 0.5 Opposite “Al” Newcombe tattooing from his home, CFPL Television Newsreel Air-Cuts, 1974 6 NEEDLE WORKclaimed in central London for decades. He even did a television news interview about his work in 1974, telling tattooists began to be featured on television news programs. On television, tattoo artists could speak without


CHB: Coach House Books · 4 June 2024 English

Rocky meets Elmore Leonard meets Miranda July as Pillow Wilson, a past-his-prime boxer, trains for his last title shot. Shenanigans ensue. Boxer ‘Pillow Fist’ Pete Wilson should be preparing for …

pension and an expensive couch on which to watch television until you die. Daryl had met – 18 –Pillow, sized


Fraser Institute · 4 June 2024 English

The Internet has disrupted media models in place for the last century, in part because it has reduced barriers to entry and new entrants have innovated in ways that legacy …

pproximately 80 percent of Canadians relied on television news for information on current affairs In the percent) (Statistics Canada, 2023). Although television viewership has declined, it remains a popular over age 55). The problem, however, is that television news has often been criticized for being shallow just one thing—it includes legacy media such as television, newspapers, as well as citizen journalism, local journalism. Despite these supports, both television and newspaper chains have consolidated further


Fraser Institute · 30 May 2024 English

Summary Private delivery of surgical procedures is a common feature of most high-performing universal health-care systems. However, the practice is highly controversial in Canada. The Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative (SSI), which …

(HESA), is a frequent com- mentator on radio and television, and his articles have appeared in well-known


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