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Jan 14, 2015 — News Article

Woe is the CBC by Ashley Csanady

Carleton professor Andrew Cohen says the CBC is having a bad year and a bad time because it’s not able to do the thing the public broadcaster should be doing in Canada and that’s because we’re underfunding it.

Jan 13, 2015 — Ottawa Citizen

The CBC's conflict of interest by Madeline Ashby

Columnist says Canadians have every right to wonder what, exactly, is going on behind the scenes at the public broadcaster.

Jan 13, 2015 — Toronto Star

Amanda Lang: Some of CBC host’s RBC-involved speaking engagements unpaid by Tim Alamenciak

CBC host Amanda Lang is under fire over accusations of conflict of interest in connection with her reporting on RBC.

Jan 12, 2015 — Toronto Star

CBC's Amanda Lang denies she tried to 'kill' Royal Bank story by Jacques Gallant

The CBC’s Amanda Lang is denying allegations that she tried to “sabotage” a significant story on RBC and temporary foreign workers because she appears to have ties to Canada’s biggest bank.

Jan 6, 2015 — Le Devoir

Avant-garde suisse by Stéphane Baillargeon

Columnist reviews the licence funding swiss model for public and private broadcasting.

Jan 6, 2015 — CBC News

Netflix geoblocking in Canada 'a game of whack-a-mole'

Amid reports that Netflix was cracking down on online proxy services that allow foreign-based viewers to vault geofences, even the streaming company admits that trying to block virtual private networks (VPN) is next to impossible.

Jan 5, 2015 — Sun News Network

Two CBC executives suspended amid Ghomeshi scandal by Shawn Jeffords

The CBC has suspended two executives in connection with the ongoing Jian Ghomeshi scandal.

Jan 5, 2015 — Maclean's

CBC execs involved with Ghomeshi investigation put on leave of absence

Executive director of CBC-Radio and executive director of human resources put on leave; is ‘related’ to Ghomeshi scandal.

Jan 5, 2015 — Toronto Star

CBC execs put on leave in wake of Jian Ghomeshi scandal by Jacques Gallant

Chris Boyce, once responsible for all radio programming at CBC including Jian Ghomeshi's Q, and executive Todd Spencer are on immediate leave.

Jan 5, 2015 — Hollywood Reporter

CBC Radio Boss Takes Leave of Absence Amid Jian Ghomeshi Scandal by Etan Vlessing

CBC radio boss Chris Boyce, the central figure in the Canadian pubcaster's Jian Ghomeshi sex scandal, is on a leave of absence from his job.

Jan 5, 2015 — Globe & Mail

CBC suspends two senior executives who managed Ghomeshi file by Simon Houpt

CBC has suspended the two senior executives who managed the Jian Ghomeshi file months before it exploded into view last fall, including one of the disgraced radio host’s primary champions.

Jan 4, 2015 — Todd Veinotte

The Todd Veinotte Show - Episode 5

Todd Veinotte speaks with Ian Morrison of FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting about the CBC and Canadian media.

Jan 4, 2015 — Toronto Star

Selling sovereignty daunting task for Péladeau by Giuseppe Vallante

Columnist says Karl Péladeau's perception in some quarters as a ruthless capitalist who led a crusade against the CBC’s French-language service — Quebecor’s fiercest TV competitor in Quebec — has not helped him in the polls.

Jan 3, 2015 — Toronto Star

Pierre Karl Péladeau likely to be main player in Quebec politics in 2015 by Giuseppe Valiante

Columnist says the media magnate is considered the front-runner in the Parti Quebecois leadership race, but experts are divided on if he can unite Quebecers around sovereignty.

Jan 2, 2015 — Times Colonist

Jo-Ann Roberts quit CBC to fight from outside by Jack Knox

Former CBC Radio One host says the public broadcaster has long clashed with whichever party is in power, but this is the first time one has seemed ideologically opposed to the very existence of a national broadcaster.

Dec 28, 2014 — Now the Details

Is the CBC More Toxic Than Other Media? by Jeffrey Dvorkin

Columnist says that CBC management has a lot of work to do to correct both the appearance and the reality of what it is like to work for the public broadcaster.

Dec 26, 2014 — Globe & Mail

Sex, television and Canadian content rules by Kate Taylor

Columnist says 2014 will only be remembered as the year when the public broadcaster's hippest offering was exposed as the toxic fiefdom of a man alleged to be a serial abuser of women.

Dec 26, 2014 — The Canadian Press

HuffPost Live files bid with CRTC for Canadian television channel

An application has been filed with Canada's broadcast regulator to add a Huffington Post channel to the English television lineup.

Dec 25, 2014 — Sports Business News

How TSN turned the world juniors into a pillar of seasonal programming — and changed Canada’s sports TV landscape

“I don’t know if there’s anything that identifies TSN to Canadians more than the world juniors,” said Mark Milliere, TSN’s senior vice-president of production.

Dec 20, 2014 — New York Times

YouTube’s Chief, Hitting a New ‘Play’ Button by Jonathan Mahler

The site is a huge cultural force, but an unfulfilled economic one.  Susan Wojcicki’s mission is to change that.