All Media Concentration Articles
Columnist says Comcast and Time Warner's claim of "substantial public interest benefits" is untrue.
Randy Morse of Kaslo, British Columbia has won the $10,000 first prize in this year’s Dalton Camp Award for his essay on the dearth of news media in small town Canada and what can be done about it.
Columnist says that media baron Pierre Karl Péladeau’s leap into politics is not a first in Canadian history but wonders whether with media concentration as strong as it is today, can we dare to allow it now?
The CRTC has released a follow-up to the Astral-BCE transaction, which includes key revisions to commitments promised by the phone giant as part of a benefits package associated with a revised bid by the Bell Media parent to acquire Astral Media for $3.4 billion.
Sirius' Jim Meyer and Liberty's Greg Maffei spoke in Las Vegas at the Citi Internet, Media and Telecommunications conference.
Corus Entertainment Inc. announces that the company closed its acquisition of the specialty television services Historia, Séries+ and the remaining 50% of TELETOON Canada Inc. on January 1, 2014.
Video looking back at a remarkable 2013 - the movement that we are building together has never been stronger and more needed.
Columnist says the fewer the media outlets, the fewer choices Canadian journalists have in terms of full-time, part-time and freelance employment.
The Halifax-based company is noted for the creation, production and licensing of popular children's shows, such as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies and Inspector Gadget, but has never before owned a TV channel.
Mobilicity, which won court protection from creditors in late September, is assessing its alternatives after the federal government denied Telus Corp.’s second attempt to purchase the small carrier.
Inability to reach a deal had prevented several million households in major cities like New York and Dallas from viewing CBS television shows.
Columnist says Verizon Communications Inc. could put its Canadian expansion plans on the shelf to focus on buying out its British partner and taking full control of its U.S. wireless business.
Quebec Media Inc. chairman says that if the government is still committed to enabling the Canadian-controlled market entrants to establish themselves in the marketplace, it should give serious thought to changing the rules of the next auction and reserving a block of spectrum exclusively for them.
Columnist say that in the future, technology will cease to be something we turn on and off, and will become an inextricable part of not only our environment, but ourselves.
Columnist says the government's model provides an illusion that firms are competing, which may be great for the industry, but isn't for consumers.
BCE says it has acquired all of Astral’s Class A, Class B and special shares for total consideration of $3-billion, paid entirely in cash.
As André Bureau and Pierre Roy exit, Jacques Parisien is tapped to head up specialty, pay TV, radio and out-of-home ad units.
Tribune Co. says it has reached a deal to buy Local TV Holdings LLC’s 19 TV stations for $2.73 billion (U.S.) in cash, significantly boosting its television business as it looks to sell its newspaper operations.
Tribune to buy Local TV's 19 stations for $2.73 billion, to be nation's top local broadcaster by Ryan Nakashima
The acquisition makes the media conglomerate the nation's No. 1 local TV broadcaster and broadens its reach to nearly half the country, or more than 50 million households.
Tribune Co. says that it would acquire 19 television stations from Local TV Holdings LLC for $2.73-billion in cash, making it the largest TV broadcaster in the United States.