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The Toronto Star announced this week that it was shuttering its flagship Star Touch tablet app, laying off 30 employees and eating something north of $20 million in investment costs.
The Government of Canada is currently seeking a Chairperson for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in these positions.
Columnist says any pretense that Apple is not diving into the television content business just vanished in a very big way.
The Minister of Canadian Heritage Announces the Creation of an Independent Committee to Recommend Qualified Candidates for the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage has announced the creation of an advisory committee for appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors.
In this open letter, former CRTC commissioner Michel Morin stresses the emergency of appointing a new CRTC President with no further delay to defend Canadian content from our broadcasting system.
Columnist says the Liberal government is overhauling the process by which members of the board of directors of CBC/Radio-Canada are selected, in hopes of ending decades of allegations of political interference in the public broadcaster’s operations.
LaRocque will replace Jean-Pierre Blais, whose five-year term ended on Saturday, Heritage Minister Melanie Joly's office said in a statement.
If the CRTC wants to keep pace with ‘profound change,’ it needs to learn to stay out of the way by Marni Soupcoff
Outgoing CRTC chair says we have to think beyond our borders and realize that this is a time of profound change, and being nostalgic isn’t the way forward.
Three anchors will replace Peter Mansbridge at the new version of CBC's flagship national news program, "The National."
Columnist says the continued financial success of Silicon Valley titans Google and Facebook, whose dominance of the advertising sector has left publishers fighting over scraps, has lead to stories of doom and gloom within the media.
According to the J.D. Power 2017 Canadian Television/Internet Provider Customer Satisfaction Study released today, more than 1 in 4 subscribers in Canada are considering cutting their TV cords as alternative video services continue to grow, with Netflix being the most popular platform.
To mark the country's sesquicentennial, Historica Canada has launched the Here's My Canada contest, inviting Canadians of all ages to submit 30-second videos sharing what the country means to them.
As the clone-happy series Orphan Black wraps, Johanna Schneller reports on how its success blew open the doors for well-written, genre-mashing Canadian co-productions – the dawn of a ‘Maple Golden Age’
We need to address the growing divide between Canadians who live in urban areas and in rural areas, or risk the political disconnect facing the United States.
Columnist says the growing urban/rural divide in Canada could lead to similar, equally divisive realignments in our politics, too and the oversized cultural and media influence of our major cities undoubtedly exacerbates this possibility.
La famille Plouffe, Canada’s first téléroman, is one of the early documents in the history of Quebec’s distinctive popular culture.
The lawyer who bested the combined might of the Ontario AG’s office and the RCMP in the criminal trial of Senator Mike Duffy says he was shocked by the uniformed media “maelstrom” that formed against his client — a bias which he says continues to this day.
Columnist says the digital distribution of music is not fairly compensating the people who create it, and continual touring cannot make up the difference.
J-Source speaks with Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News, about what The National will look like when it reboots this fall, what will happen with Ladurantaye and how CBC is trying to become a more equitable workplace.
Reporter sheds light on the results of two surveys ordered by FRIENDS that reveal a great gap between the views on public broadcasting held by actual members of the Conservative Party and those of the rest of the Canadian population.
Writer says this episode with the media was just one more example of the complete ignorance to Indigeneous culture and attitude of white privilege that permeates the Canadian media.
A heated debate over cultural appropriation and free speech boils over in Canadian media after a controversial opinion piece was published last week that that encouraged white writers to explore “the lives of people who aren’t like you.”
The Twitter co-founder, Evan Williams, reflects on what the social media service has wrought on society and how he is trying to change things with Medium, the publishing site.
Letterkenny, CraveTV’s first original series, has been the breakout hit of Canadian television.
Columnist says Jean-Pierre Blais piecemeal approach offers no consistent strategy to address the challenges facing Canadian television production in the Netflix age.
Columnist says the fallout from a heated debate about race and art can be a learning moment for the media.
Columnist says in Canada, a white mainstream not only takes precedence, but too often actively dismisses the concerns of racial minorities and First Nations peoples.
Steve Ladurantaye, editor of CBC’s ‘The National,’ reassigned after cultural appropriation flap by Ben Rayner
The managing editor of CBC’s The National has become the third professional casualty amidst lingering fallout from a series of controversial remarks last week about cultural appropriation.
In its decision on licence renewals for Bell, Corus, and Rogers, the Commission rolled back the broadcasters’ minimum financial contributions to Canadian drama and other programing.
A Conservative leadership candidate’s longshot private member’s bill to privatize the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has been overwhelmingly rejected by the House of Commons, including members of his own caucus.