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Thomas Mulcair announces an NDP government would cancel the 115 million dollar cuts to the CBC/Radio-Canada and invest to safeguard the future and independence of the public broadcaster.
Madeleine Meilleur, Ontario’s minister of francophone affairs, is optimistic that Radio-Canada’s CEO, Hubert Lacroix is opening up to her message about the importance of francophone services provided by the public broadcaster.
In the midst of the Amanda Lang turmoil, CBC/Radio-Canada forbids its journalists to accept paid work outside the institution.
Columnist says as citizens, consumers and taxpayers we are obliged to fund the CBC, and in return CBC delivers something that commercial broadcasters don’t have to deliver - absolute clarity about corporate interests influencing how news and information is delivered.
NDP leader Tom Mulcair says the public broadcaster has been cut by both Liberal and Conservative governments and that an NDP government would commit to restoring the recent cuts made by the Conservatives in the 2012 budget.
The NDP also pledges to bring in a new process for nominating members to the CBC's board of directors.
CUPE says Radio-Canada has never been able to demonstrate with supporting figures why it wants to sell its assets to the private sector and believes it is a purely ideological decision.
CBC's senior business correspondent saysit is painful that public perceptions of her integrity may have been compromised because she has been accused of acting improperly by allowing herself to be seen to have been in a conflict of interest.
Since the station shut down, the Native Communications Society, which runs CKLB, has received $464,000 in federal funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Three ministers from Quebec, Ontario and New-Brunswick are pleading for the importance of french services at Radio-Canada.
Columnist asks why, in the face of Stephen Harper’s Conservatives preying on the public broadcaster, can't CBC management get along?
Columnist says that the controversy surrounding CBC's senior business correspondent is symptomatic of a much wider problem in journalism: those who are supposed to scrutinise the financial and political elite are embedded within it.
Columnist takes issue with the title of a comedy series the CBC has already renewed for a second season.
Columnist says cultural production can be time-consuming, expensive and result in many more misses than hits, but finding the mechanisms to nurture Canadian content seems a rather simple matter of self esteem.
Columnist says managers over at CBC seem to have lost their grip on the purpose of public broadcasting in a democracy, which is to provide an independent source of information for voters.
An invitation to bid with only one contestant: only one business consortium is still interested in purchasing the Radio-Canada building and property.
Journalist Jesse Brown is quick to expose the failures of Canadian media. But what about his own? by Simon Houpt
Columnist says it’s hard to pin down Canadaland founder Jesse Brown’s primary allegiance, because he has a track record of playing fast and loose with facts.
Editors at the National Post say the CBC, as a public broadcaster, answers to that public and that means being open to external debate.
The man who helped bring to light two major controversies at the CBC — including this week’s conflict-of-interest allegations against business reporter Amanda Lang — says he’s made it his mission to take a critical look at what is happening inside Canada’s media organizations.
Columnist says that in the titillation of seeing public figures drop like bowling pins, it’s easy to lose sight of the ball, and that ball is CBC management.