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The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in applying for the position of President of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Columnist says it's time we demand more diversity from one of our oldest, most storied institutions.
Facebook has introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members will see most often, saying that it would prioritize what their friends and family share and comment on while de-emphasizing content from publishers and brands.
Corus Entertainment Inc. says its first-quarter results fell short of expectations as some of its television advertisers adjusted their spending priorities during the final months of 2017.
In Canada, where there are net neutrality laws in place, the American dismantling of net neutrality potentially means Canadians will feel some of the changes, even with these laws in existence here.
Columnist sayspublic broadcasters are creaky vessels, battered by decades of cutbacks and challenges, but they’re still one of our best tools for protecting democracy and building healthy societies.
In a bid to get students devoted to democracy, Canadian Geographic and CPAC have teamed up to create a giant floor map of Canada that shows every federal riding in the country.
Shaw’s 12 years as CEO coincided with a period of significant growth for the company, with revenues rising from $646 million in 1998 to $3.7 billion by 2010 — fuelled in part by deals including an asset swap with Rogers to acquire territory in Vancouver and B.C.’s lower mainland.
Professor of media and communications at University Canada West says it is clear that Canada’s news media are in danger of lurching into the abyss unless Ottawa takes action soon.
Columnist says public broadcasters exist to provide a space for information and entertainment that's free of influence from vested interests.
Columnist says the preservation and protection of the French language and identity on this continent are so deeply ingrained in every francophone that nothing as petty as a technology revolution can deter its instincts.
Columnist says Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration has spent hundreds of millions of dollars a year in government money on advertising, creating what many Mexican media owners, executives and journalists call a presidential branding juggernaut capable of suppressing investigative articles, directing front pages and intimidating newsrooms that challenge it.
FRIENDS' Spokesperson, Ian Morrison, discusses the recent “Hockey Night in Canada” deal between the CBC and Rogers
CBC responds to access request for CBC Comedy numbers with 400 mostly blank pages by Vanessa Hrvatin
Lawyer seeking information regarding the number of visitors to CBC Comedy says knowing this information is something that should be open to public disclosure.
The President of Canadian Media Research Inc. says the paucity of high-quality Canadian drama and entertainment is mostly a function money, as well as our risk-averse government funding system.
Deal gives CBC rights to digitally stream HNIC games on various apps and websites for length of contract.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announces the appointment of five directors to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors.
The streaming services has pledged $500 million for Canadian content, but Quebec’s finance minister is urging Ottawa to join the province in taxing foreign online businesses.
Creative groups want to get rid of different treatment for online content.
The Federal Communications Commission will vote on a draft set of proposals called the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, created by Donald Trump-appointed chairman Ajit Pai.
More than a hundred personalities and members of the cultural, trade union and business communities have joined their voices in support of the following declaration.
The public broadcaster has launched an over-the-top video service, allowing Canadians to live-stream 'Schitt's Creek' and other original series on digital devices.
At a recent Parliamentary hearing, Rob Malcolmson, a senior executive at Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., suggested Canada should use its ongoing NAFTA renegotiation talks to push for the criminalization of copyright infringement and the formation of a website blocking system aimed at the most egregious online pirates.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce a new award to recognize exemplary journalism that educates and informs Canadians about Indigenous experiences.
Columnist says that far from trusting Facebook, Canadians should be increasingly wary of the extent to which the platform has paralyzed Canada’s ability to protect its own democratic institutions.
FRIENDS spokesperson says that as alarm bells ring across the country about the troubled state of Canadian media and local news, policy-makers have overlooked a surprisingly obvious and accessible fix.
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Quebecor Fund today announce a new pilot partnership to promote the export of Canadian content.
Columnist says as local media evolve new survival strategies in the face of disappearing resources, The Sprawl—a nimble micro-journalism operation that materializes when needed and disappears afterward—represents one novel variation.
Digital strategist says rights holders need to look beyond big streaming players Netflix and Amazon to maximise returns from the burgeoning digital market.
Postmedia executive chairman Paul Godfrey says the spark for the latest wave of newspaper closures was Ottawa's rejection of a bailout for the industry.