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Contrasts in Clustering: The Example of Canadian New Media [r-libre/514]

Britton, John N. H.; Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle, & Smith, Richard (2009). Contrasts in Clustering: The Example of Canadian New Media. European Planning Studies, 17 (2), 211-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654310802553456

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Abstract: New media is part of the new information economy, and its roots lie in computer graphics and in creative specialized services used in motion picture production, advertising, and other programming especially for television. This paper examines the similarities and differences between Canada's three new media concentrations in the metropolitan centres of Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal. It investigates whether the industry emerged from similar activities and whether differences in the pattern of development in each region explain contemporary new media activities. It evaluates differences in local market opportunities and whether local specializations have emerged. The third focus is on the predominance of small firms in new media and whether there are differences in the social foundations of production.
Depositor: Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle
Owner / Manager: Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay
Deposited: 11 Mar 2015 17:31
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2015 00:47

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