Source : CBC News
Listen to radio interviews debating commercial radio policy from CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti. Originally recorded May 17, 2006.
Glenn O’Farrell, President of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters - 2.4 MB, runs 10:14
Ian Morrison, Spokesperson for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting - 1.8 MB, runs 8:00
May 24, 2006 - Policy Brief: Written response to a question from the Commercial Radio Policy Review [PN CRTC 2006-1]
Responding to a question posed by the CRTC Chair during the hearings on Commercial Radio Policy, FRIENDS provides information regarding its organization and financing.
May 15, 2006 - Policy Brief: Presentation to CRTC re Review of Commercial Radio Policy [PN CRTC 2006-1]
FRIENDS says the CRTC's recent annual reports reveal that despite audience fragmentation, the private radio industry is healthy and capable of making a substantial contribution towards the development of Canadian music and talent, and should be required to do so according to its means.
May 15, 2006 - Press Release: New content providers should support Canadian music
FRIENDS says new platforms for delivering music to consumers should be required to contribute financially to the development of Canadian musical content and talent, and that contributions made by the profitable private radio industry should rise.