To raise the public profile of its issue set and advance its work, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently writes letters to print media editors, elected officials, broadcasting personalities, and the CRTC.
Letter from a FRIENDS supporter on the value of the CBC and Canadian culture in light of Conservative government cuts to arts funding.
CBC form letter in response to a message protesting programming changes to Radio Two.
Email string between Radio Two listener and Richard Stursberg, CBC's Executive Vice-President of English Services.
CBC executives email response to a Radio Two listener regarding upcoming programming changes.
Email to a Saskatoon StarPhoenix reporter noting that Moses Znaimer's Classical 96.3 FM is carried on Bell ExpressVu.
Letter to the Editor, Globe and Mail - FRIENDS says the money Jim Shaw is threatening to withhold are fees the CRTC has allowed the cable monopolies to collect from their customers provided they passed along 50% to the Canadian Television Fund.
Letter to the Editor, Ottawa Citizen correcting inaccurate comments by former CBC President Rabinovitch about Hollywood movies on CBC Television.
Response from the Prime Minster's office to a FRIENDS supporter letter expressing concern over the appointment of Hubert Lacroix as President of the CBC.
Memo from Ian Morrison to the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Steering committee regarding a letter from William Chambers, CBC Communications VP.
FRIENDS writes letter of welcome to Hubert T. Lacroix upon his appointment as President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada.
Noreen Golfman, Chair, FRIENDS Steering Committee responds to allegations by W. B. Chambers, Vice President, Communications, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
FRIENDS responds to a letter by CEO of the Royal Ontario Museum.
FRIENDS responds to a letter by the executive vice-president, CBC English Television noting that Canadian content in primetime has averaged 68% since his arrival.
FRIENDS responds to column questioning the accuracy of data on the number of hours of prime time drama aired by CBC in comparison to CTV.
FRIENDS responds to column questioning the veracity of data on the number of hours of prime time drama aired by CBC in comparison to CTV.
FRIENDS responds to article criticizing CBC spending, notes that editorial independence from government and elected officials must be maintained to distinguish CBC as a public rather than a state broadcaster.
FRIENDS tells Le Devoir it would oppose any attempt by a prime minister to remove the President of CBC; this would render CBC a state rather than a public broadcaster.
FRIENDS notes BBC director general not a patronage appointment, reiterates call for reform of process used to appoint CBC president.
FRIENDS writes to CBC Board to request meeting on CBC lockout, forwards policy suggestion that Board overturn management decision to lock out employees; Acting Chair of CBC Board, who is also CBC President and CEO, denies request; proposed Chair comments on Board decision to support management.
FRIENDS joins with eight other organizations to appeal CRTC decisions on subscription radio.