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Columnist says the BBC is understood to be looking into future of £66.2m TV channel and how live news is covered, with final decision yet to be made.
The BBC could be forced to meet the cost of free television licences for those over age 75 as part of £12 billion in welfare cuts to be announced in the UK Government's budget on Wednesday.
Columnist says Still Standing is a retro-CBC premise and on paper it reeks of CBC dutifully fulfilling its public broadcast mandate and showing Canada to Canadians, but there is a delightful quality to Harris’s genuine curiosity about the people in obscure places.
Funding free licence fees for over-75s cost the government £608m in 2013-14 - about a fifth of the BBC's budget.
Managers and back office functions to be cut to make up for a funding shortfall of £150m largely due to the faster-than-expected switch to online viewing.
The U.K. public broadcaster remains under pressure to reduce its costs amid funding shortfalls.
Columnist suggests the CBC is starved for money compared with other countries’ public broadcasters.
Columnist says many of the newer Bristish Tory MPs detest the very existence of the BBC because its phenomenal success an affront to market ideology.
The Swedish government has announced it will not go ahead with plans to replace FM radio with digital DAB+ broadcasting.
Calgarians will soon be able to tune into more local music programming, thanks to a partnership between CKUA, the NMC, and the Calgary Foundation.
Columnist says CBC/Radio-Canada's poor numbers from its experiment with paid commercials on Radio 2 and Espace Musique show that the public broadcaster misjudged the market for national advertising on its music-focused radio channels.
Columnist says there is change symbolized in CBC actually firing a well-connected person of privileged background on a heap-of-cash issue.
We Vote CBC! in Saskatoon will host a cultural celebration in support of our national public broadcaster. This will be an evening of entertainment with a purpose for CBC supporters provided by a lineup of well-known Saskatoon musicians, writers and performers.
The bureau is now headed toward a fall election while “missing one of our biggest players,” one CBC employee said.
Broadcaster warns against cuts to licence fee following appointment of John Whittingdale, who calls fee ‘worse than the poll tax’, as culture secretary.
Canadian public broadcaster's crisis: 'When you create celebrities, you create monsters' by John Barber
Columnist says that gutted by a conservative government and forced to emphasize ‘host culture’ over content, the CBC has faced three scandals involving presenters in recent months, the latest Evan Solomon’s alleged influence-peddling in art deals.
Columnist says former CBC journalist Evan Solomon had become very good at what he did, and was serving Canadians far more than others at the public broadcaster.
Columnist says Evan Solomon was troubled only by the public relations disaster he triggered when his entrepreneurial sideline became public.
Columnist says the departure of Evan Solomon from CBC is an opportunity for our national broadcaster to save its institutional soul, and for Canada to get a grip on itself.
Columnist says the former host is surely the boss of his own conscience but still, he may have found it confusing at CBC regarding what was valued there.