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CRTC report: Nine things to know about impending changes to your TV, online or off by Ashley Csanady
CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais promises a regulator that protects consumers both online and off and wants to ensure a future for Canadian television content in the 21st century, regardless of how it’s watched.
Columnist says that by striking down carriers’ attempts to implement a preferential payment system, the CRTC has made it clear it has no intention of allowing anything less than equitable access to all Internet resources.
‘Pandering to public': CRTC makes way for U.S. Super Bowl ads on Canadian TV, starting in 2017 by Christina Pellegrini
FRIENDS says CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais is displaying a lack of leadership by pandering to public opinion and the sentiments of the Harper government while avoiding some very serious problems.
In a speech to a London, Ont., business gathering the CRTC chairman announces that broadcasters will lose the ability to switch ads, along with mandatory carriage privileges on cable and satellite services, if they shut down transmitters that allow Canadians access to free, over-the-air TV signals.
Columnist says when the CBC lost NHL broadcast rights last year, reports surfaced that it could see an annual advertising revenue loss of $225 million – a staggering number that is still less than Rogers’ annual payments.
Columnist reviews the licence funding swiss model for public and private broadcasting.
Columnist says Karl Péladeau's perception in some quarters as a ruthless capitalist who led a crusade against the CBC’s French-language service — Quebecor’s fiercest TV competitor in Quebec — has not helped him in the polls.
Columnist says the media magnate is considered the front-runner in the Parti Quebecois leadership race, but experts are divided on if he can unite Quebecers around sovereignty.
How TSN turned the world juniors into a pillar of seasonal programming — and changed Canada’s sports TV landscape
“I don’t know if there’s anything that identifies TSN to Canadians more than the world juniors,” said Mark Milliere, TSN’s senior vice-president of production.
The site is a huge cultural force, but an unfulfilled economic one. Susan Wojcicki’s mission is to change that.
Columnist discusses why the phone-hacking affair has left Rupert Murdoch better off.
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.
Understanding the regional blackouts appears to be the No. 1 problem for Canadian television viewers in the first year of the NHL’s national broadcast rights coming under the control of Rogers Communications Inc.
With the launch of a new video-on-demand service dubbed Cravetv, Bell Media hopes to take on Internet streaming giants while still keeping one foot firmly planted on the side of its traditional television business.
Columnist says Don Cherry was a cultural icon at the CBC but does not retain that status now that he is at Rogers.
Columnist says when that 12-year deal between Rogers and the NHL was signed a year ago, the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and Canadian dollar was 95 U.S. cents per Canadian dollar. But since the deal was announced the loonie has dropped by 7% against the U.S. dollar.
Netflix stock was tumbling 23 percent -- more than $100 a share -- after the company announces quarterly subscriber numbers that are far short of expectations, even though the company beat earnings estimates.
CBC and The Weather Network strike an agreement that will see forecasts from the privately owned weather channel appear on the public broadcaster’s flagship evening newscast, The National, while CBC news reports will air on The Weather Network.
Columnist says that in the worldwide movement away from democracy, perhaps the most vulnerable institution is the free press, and the most disposable people are journalists.
Columnist says the debate over net neutrality and cable company concentration has been rattling Wall Street.