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Blog Posts — 2010

Oct 7, 2010 — Blog Post

CBC News Balance Report

Memo to FRIENDS Steering Committee with analysis of the 2010 “News Balance Report,” commissioned by CBC from Erin Research.

Aug 26, 2010 — Blog Post

Re: CBC's TV and radio channels are doing quite well

FRIENDS response to Head of Media Relations for CBC English Service's letter on CBC ratings.

Aug 21, 2010 — Blog Post

How to fix the CBC

The departure of the executive responsible for CBC's English language operations presents an opportunity for all of CBC’s 34 million shareholders to reflect on what kind of national public broadcaster Canada needs.

Jul 20, 2010 — Blog Post

The CRTC's powers under the Broadcasting Act

Documents filed to the Federal Court of Appeal regarding the CRTC's power to implement a negotiated signal compensation regime.

Jul 7, 2010 — Blog Post

Video: Francine Pelletier, guest speaker at the 2010 Dalton Camp Award presentation

Journalist, documentary filmmaker and former co-host of CBC's The Fifth Estate speaks at the 2010 Dalton Camp Award presentation about the state of Canadian documentaries.

Jun 16, 2010 — Blog Post

Street Gospels: Political Cartoons and Their Role in Canadian Democracy [i]

2010 Dalton Camp Award winning essay on the history and impact of political cartoons in Canada.

Jun 16, 2010 — Blog Post

No News is Bad News: The 2006 Norway House Elections

2010 Dalton Camp Award winning essay on the lack of local news coverage on Canada's aboriginal reserves.

Jun 8, 2010 — Blog Post

Public Mobile Inc. v Attorney General of Canada et al

Decision of the Federal Court approving the application of ACTRA, CEP and Friends of Canadian Broadcasting to intervene in proceedings between Public Mobile and the Attorney General of Canada, Globalive Wireless Management Corp., Bell Canada, Rogers Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc. and Telus Communications Company.

May 8, 2010 — Blog Post

Summary: CBC Radio National News Reporter Survey

FRIENDS gives a summary of the leaked CBC Radio National News Reporter Survey with a link to the full report.