Dwayne Winseck is a professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, in Ottawa. He has been researching and writing about media, telecom and the Internet in one way or another for nearly 20 years, with several books and numerous scholarly articles on the topic. He is also a media historian, and his book, Communication and Empire (co-authored with Robert Pike), won the Canadian Communication Association's book-of-the-year prize in 2008. He most recent book (co-edited with Dal Yong Jin), The Political Economies of Media , has just been published by Bloomsbury Academic. You can read more of his work on his blog, Mediamorphis.