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Marc Raboy to speak at Ryerson and McMaster

Marc Raboy will speak at Ryerson University on Thursday March 23rd, at 7 pm. The event, organized by Prof. Jeremy Shtern, is sponsored by The Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD), the Ryerson School of Creative Industries and The Global Communication Governance Lab. Venue: Rogers Communications Centre, room 204 …

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Latest Marconi reviews, articles and broadcasts

Reviews Journalism History, 42, 3, Fall 2016, 178-179 (Noah Arceneaux) Canadian Journal of Communication, 42, 1, 2017 (Rowland Lorimer) National Post (Zane Schwartz, March 4, 2017) Articles Montreal Review of Books (Sara Spike, February 24, 2017) Huffington Post (Marc Raboy, February 27, 2017) Globe and Mail (Mark Medley, February 28, 2017) CBC Books (March 2, …

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Marc Raboy speaks at Atwater Library

Marc Raboy focussed on Marconi’s many local connections during a lunchtime talk at Montreal’s Atwater Library. One of the highlights – not included in his book! – was the story of McGill University’s unsuccessful efforts to prevent Marconi from erecting a radio transmitter on top of Mount Royal because it feared the signal would interfere …

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Marconi honoured by Association of American Publishers

Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World was one of two books awarded Honorable Mention in the category of Biography and Autobiography, by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers. The Association’s annual PROSE awards honour the year’s best professional and scholarly books, journals and electronic publications in 53 categories. …

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Marconi year-end round-up

Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World ended 2016 on various year-end book lists, including:   National Post 2016 booklist CBC 2016 gift book suggestions Sunday Times top choice Writers Trust recommended best books of 2016 Nature, Top 20 books of 2016 Booklist online top 10 science

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