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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.
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.
U.K. public broadcaster BBC says it will merge BBC Studios and BBC Worldwide to form a single commercial operation that will be called BBC Studios.
Columnist says that the Aid to Publishers program mostly supports magazines, an industry that for the most part does not have a viable business model without public subsidies.
Heritage minister accused of doing ‘nothing’ for newspapers after Torstar-Postmedia deal by Alex Ballingall
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly came under fire Tuesday when opposition MPs accused her of failing to protect Canada’s struggling print news industry, one day after a deal between two media companies involving 41 newspapers resulted in the closure of almost three dozen publications.
Postmedia and Torstar have swapped more than 40 local community newspapers with each other, and most are destined to be shut down.
Canada’s two largest print and digital media firms announced they have signed a deal to buy and sell 41 newspapers, mainly in Ontario.
'The alarm bells should go off:' Postmedia, Torstar deal will see 36 community papers closed by Emily Jackson
Both companies say they remain committed to local news and are only closing papers in regions served by multiple publications.
On each Sunday during the football season, CBS and Fox broadcast several football games simultaneously, but send only one to viewers' homes. The process by which the networks decide which game one will see is called regionalization.
A recent Pew Research Center survey noted that more than 70 percent of Americans were worried about automation’s impact on jobs, while just 21 percent of respondents to a Quartz survey said they trust Facebook with their personal information.
Columnist says that with the 2017-18 NHL hockey season up and running for about a month now, it’s time to reflect on how —and how many— Canadian viewers are tuning in.
Columnist says none of the on-air talent's strength is being used in the new version of CBC's The National.
After years of development, the Canada Media Fund and Google Canada have teamed to launch encore+, a new YouTube channel giving viewers here and around the world access to decades of Canadian film and TV gold.
Canadian government departments have quietly blocked nearly 22,000 Facebook and Twitter users, with Global Affairs Canada accounting for nearly 20,000 of the blocked accounts, CBC News has learned.
In a letter sent to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Quebec's Finance Minister signalled his intention to go where Ottawa won’t and apply the Quebec sales tax to services provided by Netflix and other firms doing business in Quebec without actually having retail outlets here.
Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao is proposing a co-ordinated effort with Ottawa to tax online businesses that don't have a significant presence in Quebec.
Columnist says creating a cast of anchors at CBC exponentially expands the possibilities of its news media brand.
"Their investment decisions are likely to focus increasingly on a narrow range of very expensive, very high-end content," Tony Hall says about streaming giants and warns of a $660 million spending hole.
The Competition Bureau requires that at least 98 per cent of a good’s total direct costs of production or manufacturing are incurred in Canada before that good can be legally advertised as a “Product of Canada.”
Columnist says the inability to tell what’s advertising and what isn’t is a problem for democracy. But it’s one that media companies are loath to tackle.
Cavazzi, born in St. Vital, Man., headlined the wholesome CBC musical variety program “The Juliette Show” for 10 years beginning in 1956, where she was introduced at the top of each episode as “your pet, Juliette.”
The president of Canadian Media Research says that if a “Netflix tax” is off the table, then Canada needs a Mélanie Joly tax, equivalent to a TV/internet licence fee, with the revenue used to fund a commercial-free CBC, private TV production and other media.