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Oct 30, 2014 — News Article

Jian Ghomeshi departure gives CBC Radio a chance to revamp cultural programming on Q by Charlie Smith

Columnist hopes that for the sake of Canadian culture, Q's producers pay more attention to what's happening in our country now.

Oct 29, 2014 — News Article

CBC is our national neurosis – and that’s a good thing by John Doyle

Columnist says that during the course of the Ottawa shootings a lot of people turned to CBC TV coverage for an instinctive reason – a built-in sense that the CBC has the resources and reliability to cover the story with authority.

Oct 28, 2014 — News Article

CBC wins broadcast rights to 2018, 2020 Olympics by Morgan Campbell

CBC will partner with Bell Media and Rogers Media to carry the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, and 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

Jian Ghomeshi’s CBC lawsuit is hopeless — even if he’s telling the truth by Howard Levitt

Columnist says Jian Ghomeshi’s $50-million lawsuit against the CBC has everything to do with strategy and PR — but nothing to do with legal entitlement.

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

50 Shades Of Jian Ghomeshi As He Lauches $50M Lawsuit Against The CBC Over Firing by Jamie Gilcig

Columnist discusses CBC's recent dismissal of Q host Jian Ghomeshi.

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

Jian Ghomeshi's full Facebook post: ‘a campaign of false allegations’ at fault

The complete text of Jian Ghomeshi’s Facebook post from the evening of Oct. 26 regarding his departure from CBC and his program Q

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

Jian Ghomeshi defends his sex life, plans to sue CBC over firing by James Bradshaw

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation dismissed Jian Ghomeshi after receiving information it says “precludes” the corporation from continuing to employ one of its biggest stars.

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

Jian Ghomeshi, CBC Radio Host, Is Fired in Sex Case by Ian Austin

In a brief statement, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation announces that it has cut ties with Q host Jian Ghomeshi.

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

Why Canadians Are So Upset Over the CBC Sex Scandal by Adam Sternbergh

Columnist says that because the broadcaster is funded primarily by the government, CBC is both a lightning rod for persistent criticism and the beneficiary of an enduring sense of national communal ownership. 

Oct 27, 2014 — News Article

Liking 'Q' Isn't a Good Enough Reason to Side With Jian By Justin Beach

Columnist says if there is a legitimate victim of a crime who is driven into hiding because people like a radio host, it will be a great miscarriage of justice by the Canadian public.

Oct 23, 2014 — News Article

Justin Trudeau on Arts and Culture

The Liberal leader describes why Canadian culture matters.

Oct 22, 2014 — News Article

Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame by James West

Columnist says the CBC gave a master class in calm, credible breaking news reporting during the attack on Parliament Hill.

Oct 17, 2014 — Blog Post

Conservative Broadcasting Corporation

Ten of the twelve current members of the CBC Board of Directors - all of whom have been appointed by Prime Minister Harper - are or have been financial contributors to the Conservative Party of Canada.

Oct 13, 2014 — News Article

Rogers’ first NHL weekend: Don Cherry in his glory; CBC’s misstep magnified by Scott Stinson

Columnist says Rogers needs the ability to piggyback on CBC’s widely distributed network if it wants to reach the most homes; without the public broadcaster on board it would have moved much of its Saturday night NHL lineup into the nether regions of premium cable.

Oct 9, 2014 — News Article

Au royaume des aveugles by Joël Martel

Joël Martel asks how it is possible that someone has decided to condemn Radio-Canada to a slow and awful death without a massive public outcry.

Oct 3, 2014 — Policy Brief

Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2014-190, CRTC Let’s Talk TV Proceeding - Final Submission

Final comments on the CRTC's Let’s Talk TV hearings on the future of television in Canada.

Sep 30, 2014 — News Article

Children’s changing online experiences in a longitudinal perspective by Uwe Hasebrink

A report from EU Kids Online examining the conceptual and empirical work of the EU Kids Online network from a longitudinal perspective and asking "what can we say about changes in children’s online experiences?"

Sep 28, 2014 — News Article

CBC releases details of employee compensation by Jordan Press

Four employees involved in CBC broadcasts earn more than $300,000 a year, taking home on average about $485,667 annually in total compensation. But the public broadcaster won’t identify who they are.

Sep 15, 2014 — News Article

Harper backs pick-and-pay TV options by James Bradshaw

Columnist says Prime Minister Stephen Harper has waded into the debate over the future of Canada’s television industry, using a high-profile speech to press for pick-and-pay options that would let viewers buy only the channels they choose.

Sep 12, 2014 — News Article

CBC execs tell CRTC it can no longer afford to be free by James Bradshaw

Canada’s public broadcaster says it can no longer afford to offer its television programming for free over the air as its advertising revenue deteriorates, and it wants cable and satellite companies to start paying for its signals.