From time to time, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting commissions research on topics relating to its issue set. FRIENDS also benefits from research papers produced by students at Canadian law schools under the auspices of the Pro Bono Student Canada programme.
Précis: Miller-Rogers Opinion on Options for a Merit-based CBC Board of Directors Appointment Process
This précis has been prepared for readers’ convenience by FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting, not by Peter Miller/Brian MacLoed Rogers.
German media law expert Dieter Dörr discusses a landmark constitutional decision that lays out governance arrangements to protect the independence of the country’s public broadcasters from state intervention.
Boston Consulting Group publishes a report on the impact of OTT (Over The Top) on video production around the world.
Legal opinion from Peter H. Miller and Brian MacLeod Rogers on how the federal government could to move to a merit-based, independent and arm’s-length appointment process for the CBC Board of Directors.
By Amanda Oye - Best Essay by a Post-Secondary Student, 2016 Dalton Camp Award
By Kim Echlin, winner of the 2016 Dalton Camp Award
An economic forecast from broadcast consultants Nordicity and Peter Miller and submitted to the CRTC by FRIENDS, predicts that more than half of local stations in small and medium sized markets will fade to black by 2020 in the absence of action by the CRTC.
Report prepared by Nordicity and Peter Miller, P. Eng., LL.B. shows that regulatory changes espoused by the Harper government and adopted in last year’s CRTC Let’s Talk TV announcements will likely lead to the loss of more than 15,000 Canadian jobs and take $1.4 billion from the Canadian economy annually by 2020.
Report says that millions of citizens, without their knowledge, have been required to subsidize private corporations since 1995.
By Spencer Keys, winner of the 2015 Dalton Camp Award
A long-term study of the German media system with some notes on its potential relevance to Canada.
By Whitney Light - Best Essay by a Post-Secondary Student, 2014 Dalton Camp Award
Small Towns, Big Media? Toward a Democratic, Professionally-Supported Media Renaissance in Rural Canada
By Randy Morse, winner of the 2014 Dalton Camp Award
By Mark Brister, finalist of the 2012 Dalton Camp Award
By Regan Burles, winner of the 2012 Dalton Camp Award
By Megan Cécile Radford, finalist of the 2011 Dalton Camp Award
By Joshua Noble, finalist of the 2011 Dalton Camp Award
By Nancy Black, winner of the 2011 Dalton Camp Award
By Rosalyn Yake, winner of the 2010 Dalton Camp Award
By Ethan Rabidoux, winner of the 2010 Dalton Camp Award
By Heather Stilwell, winner of the 2009 Dalton Camp Award
By Mariam Sheibani, winner of the 2009 Dalton Camp Award
By Fraser Maclean, winner of the 2008 Dalton Camp Award
By Matthieu Aikins, winner of the 2008 Dalton Camp Award
By Audrea Lim, winner of the 2007 Dalton Camp Award
By Gareth Lewis, winner of the 2007 Dalton Camp Award
A report by an undergraduate political science and journalism student at Concordia University shows how FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting challenges conventional academic interest group theory.
By Jocelyn Gerke, winner of the 2006 Dalton Camp Award
By Joe Goodwill, winner of the 2006 Dalton Camp Award