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The Government of Canada is currently seeking a Chairperson for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in these positions.
The Minister of Canadian Heritage Announces the Creation of an Independent Committee to Recommend Qualified Candidates for the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage has announced the creation of an advisory committee for appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors.
Columnist says the Liberal government is overhauling the process by which members of the board of directors of CBC/Radio-Canada are selected, in hopes of ending decades of allegations of political interference in the public broadcaster’s operations.
Today the Trudeau government announced how it will keep its promise to ensure that future appointments to CBC’s Board – including its President and CEO – are made independently from partisan patronage as well as merit-based. Here is the Globe and Mail coverage.
Three anchors will replace Peter Mansbridge at the new version of CBC's flagship national news program, "The National."
A new Nanos poll reveals Canadians place high value on local news, are concerned about the decline of journalism in Canada and want the federal government to actively support local news.
La famille Plouffe, Canada’s first téléroman, is one of the early documents in the history of Quebec’s distinctive popular culture.
On May 29, 2017, FRIENDS hosted a seminar on the challenges and opportunities of the rise of interactive media. Presenters included: Robert McChesney from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Manfred Kops from Universität Köln, Gregory Taylor from the University of Calgary and Zoë Druick from Simon Fraser University.
J-Source speaks with Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News, about what The National will look like when it reboots this fall, what will happen with Ladurantaye and how CBC is trying to become a more equitable workplace.
FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting commissioned Mainstreet Research to survey members of the Conservative Party who are currently voting to elect the next leader of their party. At the same time, FRIENDS commissioned Nanos Research to ask a representative sample of Canadians the same questions.
A new set of polls demonstrates that while CBC bashing may be good politics for those vying to lead the federal Conservative Party, this approach will be counter-productive if not dialed back once a new leader seeks support from the general public.
Reporter sheds light on the results of two surveys ordered by FRIENDS that reveal a great gap between the views on public broadcasting held by actual members of the Conservative Party and those of the rest of the Canadian population.
Writer says this episode with the media was just one more example of the complete ignorance to Indigeneous culture and attitude of white privilege that permeates the Canadian media.
A heated debate over cultural appropriation and free speech boils over in Canadian media after a controversial opinion piece was published last week that that encouraged white writers to explore “the lives of people who aren’t like you.”
Steve Ladurantaye, editor of CBC’s ‘The National,’ reassigned after cultural appropriation flap by Ben Rayner
The managing editor of CBC’s The National has become the third professional casualty amidst lingering fallout from a series of controversial remarks last week about cultural appropriation.
A Conservative leadership candidate’s longshot private member’s bill to privatize the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has been overwhelmingly rejected by the House of Commons, including members of his own caucus.
Both houses of congress are expected to vote on the spending bill to keep the government funded for the current fiscal year this week before it goes to Mr Trump for his signature.
Columnist says the CBC's We Are Canada is bafflingly bad television.
The President of Canadian Media Research Inc. says that he government could replace the CRTC's role and the CBC board of directors with a Public Broadcasting Commission.