All Local & Regional Programming Articles — 2012
The CRTC has approved two related applications that will see the Citytv network officially come to Montreal, and the launch of a new television station, ICI, that will offer local ethnic programming.
Columnist says that unlike news service material, which usually is labeled as such, TV stations typically run affiliate material without identifying its source.
New talk radio station says its committed to filling 100 per cent of its schedule with local programming.
CBC Toronto is expanding its late night TV newscast to offer more breaking news, live reports, weather and exclusive stories.
The CBC has opened its first radio station in 14 years — in Kamloops, B.C.
OpenFile, a Canadian news website that features stories based on suggestions from its readers, is suspending publication for a few weeks as it explores a new business opportunity.
FRIENDS says the LPIF was flawed, but the CRTC should have rewritten the rules to truly help independents such as CHCH.
Bell Media's recent $3-billion takeover Astral Media has put it over the cap of two FM and two AM stations in any language in a market.
Columnist says the CRTC is doing away with a controversial fee charged by many cable and satellite companies to help improve local TV programming - and forcing them to stop passing the cost on to their customers.
Columnist says reaction from the broadcasting industry to the CRTC’s plan to depose of the Local Programming Improvement Fund was swift and virtually unanimous.
Columnist says a decision to scrap a fund that helps pay for local television programming will save cable and satellite TV subscribers about the cost of a coffee a month, but threatens to put struggling local stations out of business.
Columnist says that the end of print operations at XPress is the latest in a series of ominous signs that point to an erosion of the alternative press and local arts coverage in Ottawa.
CBC's new digital Hamilton service, which provides local news, weather, traffic and information about things to do around the Ontario city, has been launched.
The plan was originally to shut down analogue television in the Columbia Valley by 2013, but budget cuts have pushed it ahead to this year.
The CBC has announced the proposed new station which was to open in the Kitchener area this fall will be delayed by “a few months.”
Three CBC Saskatchewan employees will lose their jobs as a result of federal government cuts to the organization.
CHCH has launched a public campaign to urge the federal broadcast regulator to preserve a fund that shores up small and medium TV markets, including Hamilton.
New survey shows that three-quarters of Kamloopsians are in favour of the proposed new CBC radio station in Kamloops.
Study shows that a substantial majority — 73 per cent — of Kamloops area residents surveyed would like CBC to establish a local radio station to cover community affairs.
New opinion research on public reaction to a proposed a new digital service in Hamilton in the spring of 2012.
A substantial majority of Hamilton area residents would like CBC to establish a local radio station to cover community affairs, and support the Conservative's pre-election pledge to maintain or increase CBC funding.
A wide majority of London residents would like CBC to establish a local radio station to cover community affairs and most hope their MP would champion the new station or not oppose it.
New opinion research on public reaction to plans from the CBC to open a local radio station in London in the autumn of 2012.
New opinion research on public reaction to a proposed a new radio service in the Interior BC region of Kamloops in the autumn of 2012.
A substantial majority of Kamloops area residents would like CBC to establish a local radio station to cover community affairs and three-quarters hope their MP would champion a new station or not oppose it.
Opinion research reveals that residents of the Waterloo region are very supportive of a CBC proposal to launch a local radio station in the area and would like their MP to champion the initiative.
A new opinion survey shows a substantial majority (68%) of Waterloo region residents would like CBC to establish a local radio station to cover community affairs and most (73%) hope their MP would champion the new station or not oppose it.
FRIENDS has released a public opinion poll suggesting 68 per cent of Waterloo Region residents support CBC establishing a local radio station.
CBC says a new morning show will replace the Morning Edition, which is currently heard throughout the province.