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U.K. Government Unveils 11-Year Plan for "More Distinctive" BBC in "Major Overhaul" by Georg Szalai & Alex Ritman
A long-awaited "white paper" spells the end of the BBC Trust, but will continue the licence fee for now.
Columnist says the CBC had a rare opportunity to reflect on its mistakes as a whole but chose instead to cauterize its parts, blaming a diseased limb even though much of the body was toxic.
Columnist says witnesses at parliamentary hearings on the future of local news are repeatedly casting U.S.-based Internet giants as villains in the Canadian media landscape, offering a hint of the battle to come later this year at a full-blown study on the future of Canada’s cultural industries.
Researchers at the Montreal Economic Institute say the country's telecom regulator can learn from failed policy by backing away from calls to interfere in the broadband Internet marketplace.
FRIENDS says that jobs are not an end in and of themselves, but it is people who create programs.
Columnist says the Heritage Minister cannot legislate excellence into existence, but it can be encouraged.
Brian Mitchell, a Montreal lawyer, confirmed that he resigned Sunday after eight years on the government-funded broadcaster's board of directors and its pension board of trustees.
Mélanie Joly, the Canadian Heritage Minister, is about to launch a national consultation with an ambitious goal: to rethink policies governing Canada's broadcasting, film and other cultural industries.
Eight of the ten current members of the CBC Board of Directors - all of whom were appointed by Prime Minister Harper - are or have been financial contributors to the Conservative Party of Canada.
A total of 704 commercial radio stations offered a variety of programming to Canadians employing over 9,500 people (down 3.4% from 2014).
Heather Conway, CBC's executive vice-president of English Services, says London was identified as an area for expansion as early as 2012, when funding cuts put expansion plans there and elsewhere on hold.
Editorial states says that a well-intentioned government comes along with proposals to drag our regulatory regime into modernity every few years - and opposition quietly mounts from long-entrenched and deep-pocketed interests.
Heritage Minister says Canada's cultural and creative industries are important drivers of innovation and a vibrant part of the Canadian economy.
The Banff World Media Festival is the world's largest and most important gathering of entertainment industry and digital media executives dedicated to media content development, production, broadcast and distribution within TV and digital media.
Like all outlets built on traditional broadcasting, TVO finds itself managing a legacy in TV broadcasting as it navigates a landscape of digital disruption and constrained resources.
Columnist says it is a big problem for Heather Conway that Hubert Lacroix, a Stephen Harper appointee, is scheduled to remain president of the CBC until his mandate expires in fall 2017, making a move to the TSP possibly appealing.
Canadians are cutting off their cable in record numbers, a new report called The Battle for the Canadian Couch Potato suggests.
Trudeau’s cabinet style: he gives his ministers ‘as much rope,’ but pulls it back if they do something wrong by Derek Abma
Lobbyist says an influential role is emerging for Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly in this cabinet, adding that she has been particularly proactive in being prepared for and contributing to discussions on all matters that come before cabinet.
An entire working-class district was razed in the early 1960s to make way for Radio-Canada’s broadcasting centre.
FRIENDS says Former Prime Minister Harper made sure that his hostile influence over the CBC could continue by stacking the CBC Board with Conservative directors, some of whose terms do not expire until 2020.