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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.
Company says it expects digital operations to generate stable revenue in 2017.
Torstar Corp. lost $24.4 million, or 30 cents per share, and cut 110 jobs in the first quarter of 2017, as the company’s core traditional revenue streams continued to plummet in line with broad media industry trends.
Both houses of congress are expected to vote on the spending bill to keep the government funded for the current fiscal year this week before it goes to Mr Trump for his signature.
Net neutrality blowback: Cities say no. Court says whoa. Trumpster blames Canada for not going slow by Kieren McCarthy
Columnist says blowback from the decision to reopen net neutrality rules in America is continuing, with cities, the Washington courts and presidential advisors all piling in.
Columnist says Canada has emerged as a world leader in supporting Net neutrality, the principle that all content and applications should be treated equally and that choices made by Internet users should be free from ISP or telecom interference.
Shoan was back at the office Monday – even though the federal government is in the midst of an extended hiring process to replace him – after the court ruled that he was potentially denied procedural fairness when the Governor in Council fired him last June over allegations of workplace harassment and other actions “fundamentally incompatible” with the role.
Author says restricting the ability to differentiate prices can limit internet adoption, especially among the poor and elderly.
Columnist says Joly seems aware of the contradiction of mandating Canadian content rules for domestic services but praising the exploitation of a free and open Canadian Internet for foreign cultural products.
Columnist says the CBC's We Are Canada is bafflingly bad television.
As Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly prepares the culture file for its digital future, some observers wonder if a splashy new Crown corporation will be her legacy.
The President of Canadian Media Research Inc. says that he government could replace the CRTC's role and the CBC board of directors with a Public Broadcasting Commission.
In an interview with host Todd Veinotte, FRIENDS’ spokesperson Ian Morrison discusses CBC funding, governance and programming decisions.
Columnist says that to help ensure our incredible media outlets can survive through this time of upheaval as the ad-driven model for funding quality journalism falls apart, there needs to be some form of government support to assist those who need it.
In 2015, the streaming giant has announced that it would be doubling its output of original content, and it is aiming to have original productions make up half of its of its streaming catalog in the coming years.
According to new data from comScore, more than half (53 percent) of Wi-Fi households in the U.S. are now using at least one over-the-top streaming service, with Netflix being the primary choice.
Two prominent voices in the Toronto media landscape — Indigenous critic and CBC Radio columnist Jesse Wente and Thomson Reuters deputy chairman David W. Binet — are among eight new appointments to the Canada Council for the Arts.
Columnist says a series of connections between the Liberal Party of Canada and the Walrus Foundation over the past two years may be affecting the standards and thrust of the journalism at the charity’s titular magazine.
Columnist says that unlike their colleagues at Vice, the Toronto Star has decided it will not continue fighting a recent production order in court, underlining how Canadian law fails to protect journalists and their sources.
Appearance of freckly, carrot-topped, beloved heroine of the series, Anne Shirley, appears to have been digitally altered in Netflix posters for the U.S.