All Media Concentration Articles
Columnist says Canadian media companies need to manage the decline of television subscribers across the country, as well as their broadband capital spending and if they succeed, "their dividend growth models should continue for the next couple of years, keeping investors happy."
Columnist says that with the cable business model starting to unravel, we can expect an explosion of creative energy that will usher in a new golden age of TV.
Axel Springer SE Chief Executive believes that within a decade, printed newspapers will only exist "as a kind of nostalgic, vintage item," much like vinyl records.
Netflix meets with the Federal Communications Commission to voice concerns about another large deal in the works -- AT&T's $48 billion merger with DirecTV.
Letter to the editor states Canadians should reflect on the terrible folly of media consolidation and the vertical integration of Canadian broadcasting.
According to a source familiar with the negotiations, Mr. Znaimer is eager to make a deal that would see ZoomerMedia Ltd., a company he controls, buy the news and opinion channel before the year is over.
Columnist says the debate over net neutrality and cable company concentration has been rattling Wall Street.
Columnist says that the Competition Bureau should actually promote competition.
A report from EU Kids Online examining the conceptual and empirical work of the EU Kids Online network from a longitudinal perspective and asking "what can we say about changes in children’s online experiences?"
Columnist says that during the CRTC’s latest “Let’s Talk TV” discussions, third-party internet provider TekSavvy announced a new partnership with Hastings CableVision company, possibly signaling that the company has plans to move into providing cable services at some point in the future.
FRIENDS warns small stations — including CHCH — would be forced to close if the regulator ends the practice of substituting Canadian TV signals for those of American border stations when they're showing the same programs.
FRIENDS says proposed changes to broadcasting regulations up for discussion starting this morning would not be good for Canadian broadcasting and they won't do consumers any favours either.
In advance of CRTC hearings that could radically transform the country’s television system, the views of Canadians are expressed in this full-page, french language ad in Le Devoir.
A national random telephone survey conducted for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting in collaboration with ACTRA and Unifor by Nanos Research on Canadians views about television.
Columnist says specialty channels in Canada are facing a shakeup in their industry that will likely result in the death of at least a few of them and reduced profit margins for many others.
When Canada's broadcast regulator embarked on the third and final phase of its consultations on the future of television regulation earlier this year, it left little doubt that a total overhaul was on the table.
A fundraising letter from the Conservative Party of Canada's director of political operations decries the growing concentration of media in Canada.
Columnist says that in a recent fundraising letter, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives turned their guns on the news media and asked supporters whether the public broadcaster should be privatized.
The Conservative Party of Canada is asking key donors to fill out a “National News Media Evaluation Survey” that rates newspapers and TV outlets by their perceived political bias and asks whether supporters believe that “the CBC costs taxpayers too much and its operations should be privatized.”
A fourth national wireless carrier could give the Canadian economy $1B boost annually, watchdog says by Christine Dobby
The Competition Bureau said that based on a report it commissioned, a new nation-wide competitor could increase the wireless penetration rate and lower incumbent prices, although it estimates the increased competition would lead to a decrease of just 2% in average retail prices.