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Dec 17, 2014 — News Article

Ghomeshi To Be Scrubbed From Q Archives, Listeners Outraged Over Removal Of Interviews by Jason MacNeil

CBC is planning to remove material featuring Jian Ghomeshi from Q's online archives following the disgraced former host being charged with sexual assault and accused of sexual harassment.

Dec 13, 2014 — News Article

ABC cuts put the focus squarely on digital by Anne Davies

Columnist asks whether abandoning state coverage and cutting regional services for the sake of expansion into digital really what the national broadcaster is mandated to do?

Dec 11, 2014 — Blog Post

The Conservative Broadcasting Corporation

Nine of the eleven 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.

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Dec 11, 2014 — News Article

Local Service 20/20 Update

In an internal memo to staff, CBC's General Manager and Editor-in-Chief says the public broadcaster will be scalling back local TV news coverage across the country.  

Dec 10, 2014 — News Article

Busted: The toxic CBC environment that abetted Jian Ghomeshi by Anne Kingston

Anne Kingston takes a hard look at the CBC—a corporation she says has bungled the Jian Ghomeshi scandal spectacularly.

Dec 9, 2014 — News Article

Union warns CBC employees about internal Ghomeshi investigation by Simon Houpt

In a memo issued to members on Monday, the Canadian Media Guild says that, while it is “strongly supportive of an independent investigation into this issue,” it is concerned employees who choose to participate in the workplace probe led by lawyer Janice Rubin might not be able to protect themselves.

Dec 8, 2014 — News Article

Scandal should not bury the CBC by Nicole McDermott

Columnist suggests if losing 657 jobs and an expected 1,000 to 1,500 more during the next five years due to funding cuts can be justified by the actions of one employee, like many are expressing, something is seriously wrong.

Dec 8, 2014 — News Article

Radio-Canada doit devenir un enjeu électoral by Alain Saulnier

Alain Saulnier, author of the exposé book Ici Était Radio-Canada, urges the francophone population to follow the mass demonstration, the unanimous resolution of the National Assembly and the intervention of Montreal's mayor by making the future of CBC/SRC an important election issue.

Dec 6, 2014 — News Article

Before the CBC is saved, there must be catastrophe by Noah Richler

Columnist says it’s been a difficult few months for Canada’s public broadcaster. And it won’t get better until drastic measures are taken.

Dec 4, 2014 — News Article

What needs to happen to save and rebuild the CBC by Nick Fillmore

Columnist says many thousands of us who love the CBC -- and love to hate some parts of it -- spend a lot of time discussing its future and not doing enough to help save it.

Dec 3, 2014 — News Article

CBC’s Perilous Future as Half Public and Half State Broadcaster by Frances Russell

Ian Morrison of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting warns Canadians that “his (Harper’s) idea of restructuring…would be something along the lines of American Public Broadcasting (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR.)

Dec 3, 2014 — News Article

In a world of propaganda, Canada needs a strong CBC by Terry Glavin

Columnist says it should be beyond debate that Canada needs some kind of publicly-funded media agency with an ambitious mandate to nurture culture and produce serious, outward-looking public-interest journalism.

Dec 1, 2014 — News Article

Fifth estate revelations about Jian Ghomeshi raise troubling questions about CBC managers' probe by Charlie Smith

Columnist asks why did CBC Radio allow Ghomeshi to veto coverage of Canadian arts and culture in favour of so many interviews with U.S. and British celebrities and foreign journalists when CBC's mandate is to promote Canadian culture?

Dec 1, 2014 — News Article

Telefilm Canada holds Annual Public Meeting in Ottawa under theme Talent. Together.

A red carpet for the feature film Corner Gas: The Movie and an invitation to the House of Commons caps this celebration of Canadian talent.

Nov 30, 2014 — News Article

Post-Ghomeshi, is the CBC coming apart at the seams? by John Doyle

Columnist reflects on whether the CBC is a starved, stressed culture turning on itself.

Nov 30, 2014 — News Article

Ici Etait Radio-Canada by Alain Saulnier: Review by Richard Stursberg

Former CBC Vice President says an insider's look at Radio-Canada is creating a sensation in Quebec.

Nov 26, 2014 — News Article

CBC/Radio-Canada releases 2014-2015 second quarter financial report

“Through our new strategy A space for us all, we are working to deepen our connection with Canadians through both our content, and the way Canadians consume it”, said Hubert T. Lacroix, President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada.

Nov 26, 2014 — News Article

CBC Head Asks For Patience During “Very Difficult” Transformation Period by Chris Powell

Saying that conventional television is working with a “broken business model,” CBC/Radio-Canada CEO Hubert Lacroix calls for patience as the public broadcaster begins implementing its controversial new strategic plan.

Nov 26, 2014 — News Article

Coach In A Corner by Stephen LaRose

Columnist says Don Cherry was a cultural icon at the CBC but does not retain that status now that he is at Rogers.

Nov 26, 2014 — Blog Post

Meeting with Elizabeth May

FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison, met with Green Party Leader, Elizabeth May, yesterday to discuss the importance of the CBC and to brief her on FRIENDS’ pre-election strategy in swing ridings.

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