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Writer says the CBC's commitment to deepen connections and reflection of the Manitoba community comes through partnerships and sponsorships with non-profit groups.
Writer says that everything that is true and would help people understand the complex reality of Ukraine is being airbrushed out of the story by CBC and much of the rest of mainstream media.
MP says public funding of the CBC has dropped by 40 per cent since 1991, and things are getting even worse under the current government.
Manitoba Conservative MP Joyce Bateman says the government is not making cuts to the CBC and that they have stable funding stating "we are giving them as much taxpayer money as they ever have received."
Columnist says tt’s too bad the board and management of the CBC didn’t throw the ball back to the government after the latest round of budget cuts and say: Tell us, which means telling Canadians, what you no longer want us to do.
CBC President and CEO says Canada’s public broadcaster has a plan that won’t stop delivering service to Canadians, but will change how those services are delivered.
Radio-Canada is losing its best and brightest young journalistic talent as the bumping process triggered by deep Harper government-imposed budget cuts begins to kick in.
Heather Conway acknowledges she doesn’t know exactly what the result of staff cuts will look like or whether viewers will want the content the new CBC offers.
CBC, CineCoup Media and Just For Laughs Television are joining forces to deliver an opportunity to Canadian content creators with the launch of CBC ComedyCoup, a digital comedy accelerator.
Ofcom in the UK has published a Report for the UK government outlining a series of safety measures designed to ensure family-friendly viewing for children, which have been agreed with the pincipal UK broadband providers.
The CBC is pushing for online service Netflix and others to help fund Canadian content.
Columnist says there's some good in the CBC's five-year plan, but also a lot of bad, including the defeatism that has marked network president Hubert Lacroix's tenure.
Official Languages Commissioner Graham Fraser fears that recent CBC cuts will harm official language minority groups, and is considering a judicial intervention.
Bill Chambers says public broadcasters take on the roles required by the specific media needs of the societies they serve.
Nine former members of CBC/Radio-Canada’s board of directors have sent an urgent letter to the current board, saying the public broadcaster’s mandate is “in peril” if recent federal funding cuts are not reversed.
When Canada's broadcast regulator embarked on the third and final phase of its consultations on the future of television regulation earlier this year, it left little doubt that a total overhaul was on the table.
Industry experts examine the impact of scrapping quotas and the spin-off of TV production.
Columnist says that as the cuts keep coming, fans of Radio-Canada, one of the most watched public broadcasters anywhere, are starting to resent paying the price for the CBC’s failure to connect with Canadians.
Op-Ed from Bill Chambers, in response to Wade Rowland's article "CBC President Hubert Lacroix Should Face the Music", published on July 3, on Huffington Post Canada. by Bill Chambers
CBC Vice President Bill Chambers says the CBC can either stamp its feet and demand more money, or it can focus hard on the things that are most important to Canadians and move with them into a future that finds a balance between heritage and innovation.
Columnist says the future had never looked bleaker for the CBC than it did last month, after CEO Hubert Lacroix announced that he would be cutting as many 1,500 jobs over the next six years as part of a strategic effort to absorb the broadcaster’s many budget cuts.