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All CBC / Public Broadcasting Articles — 2001

Dec 13, 2001 — News Article

CBC TV could 'regain presence' in Northeastern Ontario by Phil Novak

CBC may share resources with CTV station to return service to North Bay

Dec 10, 2001 — News Release

Federal Budget Flatlines CBC Funding for 2002/3

Due to inflation, freezing CBC funding for 2002-3 represents effective budget cut

Nov 29, 2001 — Policy Brief

Oral Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on its Review of the Canadian Broadcasting System

Oral presentation to House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage containing presents highlights from Friends research concerning television schedules, commercialization of CBC and SRC, popularity of Canadian programming

Oct 29, 2001 — News Article

There is nothing wrong with your TV set ... by Hugh Winsor

Private broadcasters seek subsidies to produce profitable Canadian television without regulation

Oct 28, 2001 — News Article

Geminis are lost in America by Antonia Zerbisias

Private broadcasters seek subsidies to produce profitable Canadian television without regulation

Oct 25, 2001 — News Article

Broadcasters seek programming money by Heather Scoffield

Private broadcasters seek subsidies to produce profitable Canadian television without regulation

Oct 10, 2001 — News Article

For MPs, there's no life like it

Redesigned CBC supper-hour news appears very Toronto-centric

Sep 27, 2001 — News Article

Out with the old? Not quite by Gayle MacDonald

CBC updates its image while retaining classic logo

Sep 10, 2001 — Policy Brief

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on its Review of the Canadian Broadcasting System

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage recommends that the Committee refer to Broadcasting Act to gauge health of Canadian broadcasting system

Jul 18, 2001 — News Article

A new spark for the CBC by Daryl Duke

Carole Taylor must ensure the CBC reflects Canada’s diversity of languages, cultures and communities

Jul 17, 2001 — News Article

Chrétien confirms Taylor is new chairwoman of CBC by John McKay

Carole Taylor must ensure the CBC reflects Canada’s diversity of languages, cultures and communities

Jul 6, 2001 — Policy Brief

Submission to CRTC supporting amendment to CTV Newsnet Conditions of Licence [PN CRTC 2001-65]

Friends supports CRTC’s proposed amendments to CTV Newsnet’s conditions of licence to prevent competition with CBC Newsworld

Jul 2, 2001 — News Article

PM leaving cultural agencies adrift: critics by Chris Cobb

Liberals’ delay in appointing executives to CBC, CRTC and Telefilm shows their disregard for culture

Jun 20, 2001 — News Article

CBC to spend new federal money on programming, announces more layoffs

50 more CBC jobs will be cut as $60 million in additional funding is directed toward programming

May 12, 2001 — News Article

'Friends' ignores facts on Global by Gerry Noble, President and CEO, Global Television Network

Friends makes unbalanced attacks on CanWest Global while ignoring positive developments in Canadian broadcasting system

May 5, 2001 — News Article

A world of Friends by Matthew Fraser

Friends of Canadian Broadcasting does not uphold the transparency and accountability standards it demands of broadcasters, columnist says.

May 2, 2001 — News Article

Vital Friends under attack by media giants by Antonia Zerbisias

Although not perfect, Friends is a vital grassroots public interest group

Apr 24, 2001 — Policy Brief

Presentation to CRTC Public Hearing on CTV & Global Licence Renewals [PN CRTC 2001-3]

Friends recommends shortening terms of CTV, Global’s licences to force them to keep separate newsrooms for TV, print

Apr 19, 2001 — News Article

CBC hires U.S. ad firm for makeover of English-language television by Bertrand Marotte

New York’s Razorfish Inc. has been hired to head CBC rebranding

Mar 22, 2001 — Opinion Poll

CTV/Global Poll

Measures English-speaking Canadians’ confidence in the ability of various broadcasters to protect Canadian identity

Mar 22, 2001 — News Article

Close encounters of a media kind by Michael Posner

Friends questions appropriateness of CBC partnerships with Toronto Star

Mar 2, 2001 — News Article

Audience share for CBC's supper news tumbles by 45% by Alan White

Following cuts to local news programs, CBC’s audience share for supper-hour news has dropped

Feb 15, 2001 — News Article

TV's Mr. Education by Sandra Martin

Former TVO executive David Moffat Walker, a champion of educational television, has died.

Feb 5, 2001 — Blog Post

Letter to the Editor of the National Post

Suggestion that CBC distribute satellite dishes unfeasible because over 25% of Canadian households are legally or physically unable to receive satellite signals

Feb 1, 2001 — Blog Post

Audience for CBC Television's Supper-Hour Show

Audiences for CBC supper-hour shows affected by overlap with Hockey Night in Canada

Jan 31, 2001 — News Release

Friends Welcomes CBC Funding Pledge

Friends supports Throne Speech commitment to increasing CBC funding to help public broadcaster fulfill its mandate

Jan 27, 2001 — News Article

Award-winning filmmaker appointed to CBC board by Chris Cobb

Chrétien appoints acclaimed filmmaker and known Liberal supporter to CBC board of directors

Jan 18, 2001 — News Article

Time to invest in CBC by Lawrence Martin

Liberal government should take policy initiative by putting $500 million back into CBC

Jan 5, 2001 — News Article

The CBC's noble goals

Robert Rabinovitch hints that CBC may broadcast fewer NHL playoff games to make space for other programming within its public mandate