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Columnist says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised to restore $150 million in annual funding that was cut from CBC/Radio-Canada during the Harper years.
Heritage Minister says it’s in her mandate letter to look at a new procedure for the nomination of the board and the direction of CBC/Radio-Canada.
Columnist says the least attractive aspect of the BBC’s response to Charter renewal has been its persistent dishonesty.
For decades the BBC has played a central role in shaping the global pop landscape. But in a world of iTunes Genius and Spotify Discover, what is the corporation’s USP?
Support for CBC/Radio-Canada reaffirmed in Throne Speech – Now is the time to turn words into action: CMG
The Canadian Media Guild is encouraged to see that the new government has reaffirmed support for CBC/Radio-Canada among its top priorities in today’s Throne Speech.
Columnist says Mark Blandford was a linguistic and cultural chameleon whose unusual upbringing and talents allowed him to conquer the worlds of television drama in both English and French Canada.
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.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is temporarily suspending comments on its online stories about indigenous people, after its editors determined that too many comments were being posted that it deemed “off the mark” or “racist.”
FRIENDS' spokesperson, Ian Morrison, responds to Richard Stursberg's claim that classical music, dance and other arts programming on CBC “muddies its brand.”
The public broadcasters says CBC/Radio-Canada continues to increase and deepen its engagement with Canadians through a distinctive content offer on TV, radio and digital platforms, both locally and nationally.
CBC Sports has announced and debuted a new vision for the department that focuses closely on Canada’s high-performance athletes.
Columnist says if giving the public broadcaster an extra $150-million merely allows it to go back to what it was doing before the Tories came to town, she will only be postponing its demise.
Columnist says the layoffs at Bell Media are likely just the start of a radical downsizing in mainstream Canadian TV. and tat what Bell Media did will very likely be done, eventually, by Rogers and Shaw.
From her unglamorous early gigs to key management roles at CBC and now Twitter, Kirstine Stewart’s drive and trend-spotting talents have made her a media success story.
The Spokesperson for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting talks about the new Liberal government and its promise to reinstate funding to the CBC.
Many of the listeners who grew up with NPR are now reaching retirement age, leaving NPR with a challenge: How can it attract younger and middle-aged audiences — whose numbers are shrinking — to replace them?
Heather Conway, executive vice-president of CBC, responsible for English Services, discusses the role of the national public broadcaster in the 1000-channel universe.
Former CBC head of English Services says the government needs to begin to move now to ensure that we do not lose the CBC, and with it an important part of ourselves.
A top CBC executive has confirmed to colleagues that public broadcaster vice-president Heather Conway apologized to him but says he “never made a harassment complaint” to CBC president Hubert Lacroix.
Columnist says nearly every minister has some Conservative handiwork to undo, according to the mandate letters and Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly will be reversing funding cuts to the CBC.