All Local & Regional Programming Articles — 2011
Saying the quality and the quantity of local TV programming in Canada is at risk, the CRTC will hold a public consultation and review of the Local Programming Improvement Fund.
FRIENDS says the local television support fund has been absolutely essential to the survival of local news in smaller Canadian cities.
CBC will introduce new radio and internet services in Kitchener-Waterloo and London, Ont., and expanded weekend news programming for Edmonton, Ottawa, the Maritimes and St. John’s.
The benefit of the industry’s bad times, executives say, is that it forced a hard look at local news operations.
Nine years after its creation, the Dalton Camp Award returns to Fredericton this week with the presentation of the 2011 DCA Award at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.
CBC Ombudsman says the obligation to provide equitable coverage does not mean the need to provide equal coverage, and there is reason to believe that media will find many other ways to integrate the Green Party into political journalism.
The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) is applauding BCE being asked by the CRTC to carry seven indie community TV channels by 2012 to secure outright control of CTVglobemedia.
A CBC TV proposal before the CRTC will see a majority of New Brunswick residents cut off from access to over-the-air television.
In a radio interview, FRIENDS spokesperson Ian Morrison discusses the impending shut down of over-the-air TV signals scheduled for Aug 31, 2011, and it's potential impact on New Brunswickers.