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Among American adults ages 18-24 polled by Reuters, 28% said they get most of their news from social media -- ahead of TV, cited by 24% of the same age group.
CRTC announces the creation of an Independent Local News Fund worth approximately $20 million per year to help stations in 18 communities across the country produce news.
Canada's broadcast regulator is forcing English-language TV stations to air at least seven hours a week of local news, and creating a new fund to help the smaller ones pay for it as part of a "rebalancing" of the country's television landscape.
Union says strong and independent local news is intrinsic to our democracy and that it is the duty of large broadcasters to deliver it.
FRIENDS says the CRTC's new policy shows the broadcast regulator hasn't been listening to small stations that came begging for help.
Netflix lands over a million new Canadian subscribers in less than one year: report by Emily Jackson
More than five million Canadians subscribed to Netflix as of this spring, with more than a million signing up in the last year alone, according to new estimates that suggest the video streaming service’s popularity continues to explode among viewers north of the border.
Columnist says Canadian networks spend a lot of time trying to convince people they are "number 1".
Columnist says Mélanie Joly has become the optimistic, smiling face of Trudeau-era Ottawa.
Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says the CRTC has discouraged competition in the telecommunications sector and should have a far diminished authority over the industry.
Angus Reid poll shows 56 per cent of Canadians are against the internet being subject to the same CRTC regulations as traditional media, while 44 per cent would like to see all media under the same regulations.
Majority of Canadians want the CRTC to stay away from imposing content regulations on Netflix by Sean Craig
According to a new poll released by the Angus Reid Institute, 56 per cent think online media should be free from the hand of the CRTC, which imposes Canadian content and ownership regulations on traditional media.
CTV says it is cancelling Canada AM, one of the longest running morning television shows in Canada’s history.
The award was launched in June 2015 to encourage a new generation of researchers to contribute to Canada's public policy development relating to information and communication.
Net neutrality advocates say the inquiry has major implications for internet service.
Candy Palmate, who arrived on CBC’s radar in the aftermath of the Jian Ghomeshi scandal, is hosting a new weekday show from 1-3 p.m. on Radio One that she promises will be a “sugar rush.”
Both the Fraser Institute and the C.D. Howe Institute released reports recommending that Canada dispense with Canadian-content rules.
Federally mandated Canadian content regulations express a yearning for a more robust national spirit, but it’s not something you can regulate into existence.
Columnists say Ottawa should replace Canadian content rules with direct subsidies, focus regulatory hearings on the benefits of competition between technologies and drop ownership restrictions.
The European Union is updating its broadcasting laws to cover online services like Amazon and Netflix.
Private broadcasters say they fear that additional funding to the public broadcaster will be a blank cheque for CBC/Radio-Canada to step up its already ferocious competition against them.
CBC/Radio-Canada president and CEO Hubert Lacroix says the public broadcaster is focused more on RBI singles than grand slam home runs as it looks to reshape itself for a digital future.
The CRTC has summoned leading Canadian cable and satellite companies to a public hearing outlining how their “skinny basic” cable packages are being rolled out to consumers.
Technological Change and Its Implications for Regulating Canada's Television Broadcasting Sector by Steven Globerman
Writer says that as the TV broadcasting sector becomes increasingly competitive, it seems appropriate for the CRTC to largely refrain from intervening into the price negotiation process, as well as into other elements of bargaining between participants in the sector.
Columnist says that to the extent that Canada now regularly produces nationally and internationally successful artists who are signed to Canadian record labels, record in Canadian studios, and work with Canadian managers, agents, promotors, publicists, and others while selling out Canadian venues and festivals, there is common consensus that CanCon has succeeded well beyond most expectations.
CRTC continuing to monitor implementation of new basic television package and pick-and-pay by Jean-Pierre Blais
The CRTC calls television service providers to a public hearing in September 2016.
Columnist says Game of Thrones is the show that will finally break Canadian media.
A new financial report from Credit Suisse is taking a bullish view on Hulu’s future, boosting the streaming service’s valuation from $15 billion to $25 billion, and projecting company profits to hit $2.2 billion by 2020.
CBC/SRC has reached a decision: the current Montreal site, including the tower, will be sold and a new Maison Radio-Canada will be built on the corner of René-Levesque and Papineau.
The CBC board has selected two proposals for its new Montreal headquarters: the Broccolini and the Busac & Pomerleau proposals. The public broadcaster had confirmed it will occupy a space on the current site.
Conservative Party Presidency candidate is a member of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors.