Ph.D. Mass Communication, Syracuse University, 1981
Master of Journalism, Carleton University, 1977
Books written - 5
Books edited - 2
Chapters in books - 19
Articles in refereed journals - 20
Refereed papers in published conference proceedings - 2
Refereed conference papers - 46
2007 Lies The Media Tell Us, Black Rose Books, Montreal. 293 pages.
2002 MediaThink, Black Rose Books, Montreal, 185 pages.
1997 The Big Black Book: The Essential Views of Conrad and Barbara Amiel Black, Stoddart Publishing, Toronto. (With Maude Barlow), 250 pages.
1996 Democracy’s Oxygen: How Corporations Control The News, Black Rose Books, Montreal, 220 pages. Second Edition, 1997.
1992 Common Cents: Media Portrayal of the Gulf War and Other Events, Black Rose Books, Montreal, 304 pages.
1990 The Silent Revolution: Media, Democracy and the Free Trade Debate, University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa. 196 pages.
1988 Press Concentration and Monopoly, Ablex, New Jersey (with Robert Picard, Maxwell McCombs and Stephen Lacy). 240 pages.
Some Chapters Contributed to Books
2010 “War as peace: The Canadian Media in Afghanistan,” in Richard Lance Keeble, John Tulloch and Florian Zollman (eds.), Peace Journalism, War and Conflict Resolution, p287-300. (New York: Peter Lang).
“Reporting on the Pharmaceutical Industry: Profit before People, in Jeffery Klaehn Ed), The Political-Economy of Media and Power, p243-272. (New York: Peter Lang).
2007 “Jimmy Carter’s Trip to Cuba: A Critical Analysis,” a chapter in Eloína Miyares Bermúdez and Leonel Ruiz Miyares (eds.) Linguistics in the twenty-first century. 2007. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. 197-202. (With Robert Everton).
“Preface To MediaThink” in Kent Lewis (Ed) Word and World: A Critical Thinking Reader, Nelson Thomson Learning, Toronto, February. PP. 299-311.
2006 “How Jimmy Carter spent his Cuban Vacation: Media Coverage and ideological bias,” in Jeffery Klaehn (Ed), Bound By Power: Intended Consequences, Black Rose Books. (With Robert Everton). November. Pp. 150-187.
2005 “Canadian Critical Communication,” in David Berry and John Theobald (Eds) Radical Mass Media Criticism: A Cultural Genealogy, Black Rose Books. (With Robert Babe). October. Pp. 140-160.
“The Propaganda Model Under Protest,” in Jeffery Klaehn (Ed) Filtering News: Essays on Herman and Chomsky’s Propaganda Model: A Reader, Black Rose Books, Montreal. (With Jeffery Klaehn). September. Pp. 164-186.
Some Articles in Refereed Journals
2008 “Public salaries and private excess: a study in media contrasts,” Ethical Spaces: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, Vol. 5:3, Summer.
2007 “As Canada joins the ‘colonialists’ club’ the corporate news media applaud,” Ethical Spaces: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, Vol. 4:1, Winter.
James Winter, “Canadian News Media Wannabe Americans: A Dishonourable Past and Dangerous Future,” (commentary) The Fifth-Estate-Online, International Journal of Radical Mass Media Criticism, December 2006.
2003 “Media Coverage of an Imminent Bloodbath in East Timor: What was Known, and When?” Portuguese Studies Review, 11:1, 2003, pp. 85-101. With Robert Everton.
2010 - Member of the Senate of the University of Windsor, 1995-1997, 2002-2004; 2010-2011.
2009 - Founder, University of Windsor chapter of Cinema Politica.
WebMaster, The Fifth Estate Online, International refereed electronic journal of communication.
2008 - Member, editorial board, Ethical Space, The International Journal of Communication Ethics
1988-2003 Editorial Board Member, The Canadian Journal of Communication.
1995-2000 Founding editor and publisher, Flipside, a muckraking alternative online webzine.
1987-1999 Editorial Board Member, The Journal of Media Economics. Louisiana State University.
1981-1995 Editorial Board Member, The Newspaper Research Journal.
1990-1993 Founding Editor, The Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication, a refereed, bilingual, international journal.
Selected Articles of a Scholarly Nature
2009 "A warm, family welcome for Barack Obama; Citizens of the world have more in common with America's 'first black president' than they might think, say geneticists and anthropologists," The Edmonton Journal, Feb 25, 2009. p. A.19
"Science proves no genetic reason for racism," The Windsor Star, Feb 20, 2009. p. A.6
“Feminist-bashing summer pastime,” The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, August 20, 2009, pg. A9.
2008 “Haiti: Creating and Maintaining a ‘Failed State,’” Media Development, May.
“Why do many promote U.S.-style health care?” The Windsor Star, February 18.
"Private-sector golden handshakes excessive," The Windsor Star, May 26, 2008. p. A.6
“The Canadian Media’s relentless Push for Privatized Medicine,” ZNET, Z Magazine Online, February 12.
“Media ignoring findings of qualified scientists,” The Windsor Star, January 14, p. A6.
2007 “Political Science Masquerading as Climate Science,” ZNET, Z Magazine On line, December 13, 2007.
“Oil industry bankrolls climate change sceptic,” The Windsor Star, December 18, p. A8.
“Canada on the margins,” The Windsor Star, August 30, A6.
"MMP serves democracy," The Windsor Star, Oct 4, 2007. p. A.8
2002 “Aspers May Be Good For Journalism,” The Straight Goods, June.
“Canada’s Media Monopoly: One perspective is enough, says CanWest,” Extra! May/June, p28-29.
“Media Report on Labour Like a Big Business Would,” The Scoop, March.