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Columnist says not everything outside current affairs is frivolous or misguided - stories bring us together, too.
Columnist says the Heritage Minister has now reset the clock on a major decision for Liberal appointee Ian Scott, who starts as CRTC Chairman in September.
CBC releases it's Fall 2017 broadcasting lineup.
At the culmination of the Chronicle Herald strike, columnist says there are no winners after 26 journalists are laid off.
CBC has sold at least nine of its former buildings in cities including Halifax and Windsor, shedding about 400,000 square feet, or 10 per cent, of the corporation’s overall space. Those facilities were moved to smaller leased spaces.
Columnist says CBC Comedy’s social media accounts are embarrassingly devoid of attention.
As host of CBC Radio 2’s dreamy late-night music show The Signal, Laurie Brown has been telling stories and playing songs that drift through the Canadian ether from 10 to midnight, six nights a week.
Columnist says the only thing that can fix the public broadcaster at this stage is a lot of “For Sale” signs, massive creativity and engagement from independent producers, and emptying CBC Headquarters.
The new hosts are senior correspondent Adrienne Arsenault, current Power & Politics host Rosemary Barton, CBC Vancouver anchor Andrew Chang and longtime CBC News Network host Ian Hanomansing.
The commission says with the term of current CBC president and CEO Hubert Lacroix set to end in December, and a number of positions on the CBC board of directors vacant, the decision will allow the new president and board to have a material impact on the CBC’s licence renewal plans.
CBC/Radio-Canada has signed agreements to sell its existing building and the western portion of its lot to real estate developer Groupe Mach for $42 million.
NPR’s editorial director and senior vice president for news, Michael Oreskes, outlined a plan at the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) to “roll out a regional hub system” that would help connect stations with each other, make it easier for them to share their expertise with each other, “wipe out the lines between NPR and the member stations” — and get more local stories aired nationally.
Columnist says that when the BBC was forced to unveil salaries for its on-air talent, it was infuriating, though not surprising, to see that the top seven earners were men, and that men made up two-thirds of the 96 names on the list.
Diversity on TV improving but Indigenous people still 'virtually invisible,' study says by Brian Platt and Stuart Thomson
Columnist says Canadian television has been getting better at representing the country’s cultural diversity, according to a government-commissioned study — except when it comes to Indigenous people, who remain “virtually invisible on Canadian networks.”
Columnist says consumer adoption of network TV alternatives like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, coupled with the content available on YouTube and quasi-legal sources like Periscope and torrents, is requiring broadcast groups to straddle the line between traditional TV and digital.
News Media Canada called on Joly and the federal government last month to increase funding to the Canadian Periodical Fund from $75 million to $350 million annually.
The broadcaster will pledge an extra $44 million toward children's content to counter the growing influence of online offerings.
FRIENDS spokesperson says the status quo isn't working and so shaking things up and trying another approach is something that all viewers should welcome.
Do not adjust your set: 50 years of colour TV – from tennis and ties to petals and plumage by Mark Lawson
Half a century after the green grass and lemon squash of Wimbledon marked the dawn of colour TV in Britain, Mark Lawson reveals how it revolutionised everything from Cézanne to snooker.
With Peter Mansbridge set to sign off as CBC News chief correspondent and anchor of "The National," speculation abounds as to what will happen with the public broadcaster's flagship program.