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Ghomeshi To Be Scrubbed From Q Archives, Listeners Outraged Over Removal Of Interviews by Jason MacNeil
CBC is planning to remove material featuring Jian Ghomeshi from Q's online archives following the disgraced former host being charged with sexual assault and accused of sexual harassment.
Columnist asks whether abandoning state coverage and cutting regional services for the sake of expansion into digital really what the national broadcaster is mandated to do?
Columnist says the disproportionate cuts to the CBC are evidence of an ideological assault on public broadcasting that the government doesn't have the courage to actually debate with the electorate.
The CBC refused to run ads produced by the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, which criticized the Harper government on a range of issues in a fair, factual and forceful way.
In an internal memo to staff, CBC's General Manager and Editor-in-Chief says the public broadcaster will be scalling back local TV news coverage across the country.
Anne Kingston takes a hard look at the CBC—a corporation she says has bungled the Jian Ghomeshi scandal spectacularly.
Columnist says that communications now comes in a single bill and represents one very large policy forest that cannot be effectively addressed one tree at a time.
In a memo issued to members on Monday, the Canadian Media Guild says that, while it is “strongly supportive of an independent investigation into this issue,” it is concerned employees who choose to participate in the workplace probe led by lawyer Janice Rubin might not be able to protect themselves.
Columnist suggests if losing 657 jobs and an expected 1,000 to 1,500 more during the next five years due to funding cuts can be justified by the actions of one employee, like many are expressing, something is seriously wrong.
Alain Saulnier, author of the exposé book Ici Était Radio-Canada, urges the francophone population to follow the mass demonstration, the unanimous resolution of the National Assembly and the intervention of Montreal's mayor by making the future of CBC/SRC an important election issue.
Columnist says it’s been a difficult few months for Canada’s public broadcaster. And it won’t get better until drastic measures are taken.
Columnist says many thousands of us who love the CBC -- and love to hate some parts of it -- spend a lot of time discussing its future and not doing enough to help save it.
Ian Morrison of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting warns Canadians that “his (Harper’s) idea of restructuring…would be something along the lines of American Public Broadcasting (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR.)
Columnist says it should be beyond debate that Canada needs some kind of publicly-funded media agency with an ambitious mandate to nurture culture and produce serious, outward-looking public-interest journalism.
Fifth estate revelations about Jian Ghomeshi raise troubling questions about CBC managers' probe by Charlie Smith
Columnist asks why did CBC Radio allow Ghomeshi to veto coverage of Canadian arts and culture in favour of so many interviews with U.S. and British celebrities and foreign journalists when CBC's mandate is to promote Canadian culture?
A red carpet for the feature film Corner Gas: The Movie and an invitation to the House of Commons caps this celebration of Canadian talent.
With the launch of a new video-on-demand service dubbed Cravetv, Bell Media hopes to take on Internet streaming giants while still keeping one foot firmly planted on the side of its traditional television business.
Columnist reflects on whether the CBC is a starved, stressed culture turning on itself.
Former CBC Vice President says an insider's look at Radio-Canada is creating a sensation in Quebec.
With “Marco Polo,” its lavish new series, the streaming service is placing one of its biggest bets yet on global expansion.