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Columnist asks: would we have ever heard of The Tragically Hip if it had been up to the CBC in the first place?
Columnist says that in a land with such variation in experience, geography and language, we have not outgrown our need for an instrument that can knit us together - and the CBC is that vehicle.
As the Rio Olympics draws to a close, columnists take a look at the how the BBC can protect itself from losing out to broadcasters like Sky and BT Sport.
Columnist says Trudeau's strong narrative of "sunny ways" lets him off the hook where others would be vilified by the media.
After tickets to the tour sold out within minutes, fans launched a campaign urging the CBC to carry the band’s Kingston show as a live TV event.
Columnist says thanks to a strong push for medals by Canadian athletes over the first 10 days of the Rio Games, CBC is now in position to exceed the television ratings for the 2012 Olympics in London.
Columnist says the same municipal leaders who are saying no to Kabane77 are heavy promoters of one of the collective’s primary goals - protecting creative workshops and artists’ spaces.
The head of CBC Sports gives SportsPro an insight into the network’s approach to showing the Games and explains why the Olympics continue to captivate Canada, host of the winter edition six years ago.
CBC Radio's q is getting its third host in three years, with Shad being replaced by Tom Power.
Markle previously served as executive in charge of production for children and youth programming at CBC from 2003 to 2006, overseeing original CBC kids comedies from development through delivery.
The South African National Editor’s Forum (Sanef) welcomes the ruling by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa), directing the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to withdraw its decision to ban visuals of violent protests.
Columnist says the pioneering web publication, known for its aggressive use of aggregation and an unapologetically liberal worldview, has won a Pulitzer Prize and expanded globally during a challenging time for all media organizations.
CMG, which represents Radio-Canada workers outside of Québec, has learned that the daily local 30-minute noon-hour news and public affairs show will no longer be produced and heard in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Columnist says it can be problematic when people try to define Canadian culture and identity too much by themes, values or styles.
A study by Procera Networks shows a 10% dip in total Netflix traffic for Aug. 6-7, the day of and immediately after the opening ceremony for the Rio event.
Director of creative initiatives Missy Laney says the struggle for creators to get noticed online is real, which is why marketing matters.
Columnist says if Canadian curators cannot aspire to eventually manage the museums where they work, or Canadian stage directors need never consider running Canada’s festivals, they will not give their institutions the best of themselves.
Statement from the family on the passing of bookseller, publisher, politician, and activist, Mel Hurtig.
Commentator says CBC Facebook fans are upset at the public broadcaster's apparent bias.
Columnist says public service broadcasters in Britain and Ireland are implicated in legitimizing neoliberal policies in response to political and economic crisis.
Ontario will incorporate the work of more Canadian authors into school curricula as part of a new provincial culture strategy unveiled Wednesday by Tourism and Culture Minister Eleanor McMahon.
Columnist says Tom Gould, who died of cancer last week at the age of 84, was one of Canada’s first generation of star television reporters and went on to become an influential broadcast executive, building CTV News into a top-rated operation.
Columnist says Victoria’s CHEK-TV has long been a trailblazer in the television industry, setting records as the first independently owned TV station in B.C., the first station in Canada to introduce colour telecasting, and — as of 2009 — the first employee-owned TV station in North America.
Prominent journalist Tom Gould, whose career spanned more than 50 years in the news industry including a stint as the Ottawa correspondent for The Vancouver Sun, has died at the age of 84.
BBC boosted PR and marketing spend whilst cutting hundreds of millions from overall budget by Freddy Mayhew
Columnist says the BBC spent millions more on marketing and communications this year whilst cutting hundreds of millions from its overall budget.
The CRTC says about 160,000 Canadians cancelled their TV subscription last year, but the industry managed to offset that loss by charging the remaining customers more.
Columnist says social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts.
FRIENDS says there is a problem with the appointment of board members made directly by the government as patronage appointments.
Animal rights activists have long complained about the big annual rodeo called the Calgary Stampede and one is calling on the public broadcaster CBC to stop showing it.
Columnist says it would be more egalitarian and beneficial to Canadian culture to hold foreign-owned services to the same rules as other major Canadian media companies.