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.
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.
FRIENDS offers answer to Tie Domi's question about U.S. teams in the NHL.
FRIENDS welcomes election commitment by B.C. Liberal Party to maintain The Knowledge Network as a public broadcaster.
Letter to the Editor corrects mathematical error concerning CBC's cost to Canadian taxpayers.
FRIENDS responds to letter from CBC Vice-President stating that CBC's regional/local strategy represents 100% of the new operating funding that CBC is currently seeking from the federal government.