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Columnist says the BBC is a likely target of David Cameron's Conservative majority government.
David Taras, professor of communications at Mount Royal University suggests that, for the CBC, it appears as though the loss of NHL hockey to Rogers was only the spark that may soon ignite a forest fire.
The ruling Conservative Party says it will not take part in debates hosted by the usual major broadcasters during the upcoming election campaign.
The CRTC is opening its online discussion forum to gather comments about a draft Television Service Provider Code of Conduct.
Columnist says Peterborough has been chosen as one of twenty riding’s to join a national campaign to save the CBC.
Columnist says the Conservatives are trying to stage manage their own debates and shut out the CBC, which is part of the broadcast consortium along with CTV and Global.
Full page ad in the April and May editions of The Walrus featuring comments from the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author, Alice Munro.
Senior-Managing Director of CBC (Atlantic Canada) says technology and media consumption habits are changing almost daily and the CBC must position itself so that it is agile and responsive to the audience’s changing needs.
Columnist says every CBC videographer in Alberta has received notice that they are to be laid off.
Paul Almond was a long-time and strong supporter of the work of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.
Columnist says the reality is there will be far fewer people in the Saskatoon region doing the work needed to bring Saskatchewan’s stories to the public.
Columnist says Q producers are much more attuned to coming up with entertainment and youth-oriented program ideas rather than off the beat Canadian ones.
You can also watch Francine Pelletier’s French-language interview with Mr. Trudeau here.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting’s Leaders Series about the CBC concludes this evening with the webcast of interviews with Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
Columnist says the matter of a “media elite” in Canada isn’t about politics or brazen partisanship, but about influence, connections, money and secrecy.
Columnist says the CBC hit is lauded as Canadian, yet there is little Canadianness about it.
Columnist says the impact of CBC’s decision to allow for-profit Rogers Communications to broadcast NHL games for free on the public network could hit CBC’s bottom line hard over the next two and a half months thanks to the Stanley Cup playoffs.
The local Peterborough chapter of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting is ramping up its efforts to put the future of the CBC onto the federal-election agenda.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting will host the public showing of Justin Trudeau’s webcast interview on the federal Liberal Party’s policies and vision for the CBC on April 15.
Don Newman will once again be in the interviewer’s chair when Justin Trudeau sits down for the third installment of the Leaders Series about the CBC!
Don, the former senior parliamentary editor for CBC Television and host of the daily politics program CBC News: Politics, will quiz Mr. Trudeau about where the Liberal Party stands on the future of our national public broadcaster, the CBC.