All Private Broadcasters Articles

Sep 27, 2016 — News Article

Netflix's Ted Sarandos Responds to Claims of Curtailed Creative Freedom by Georg Szalai

Netflix is on track to double its original programming output as it has done in recent years and is adding new genres, especially unscripted programming, such as competition shows.

Sep 26, 2016 — News Article

Heritage Minister says she will not reverse Cancon rules for TV industry by Ian Bailey

Federal Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada’s TV production sector, alarmed at new CRTC regulations that reduce the need to hire Canadians to obtain funding, should not count on her for any immediate help to reverse the situation.

Sep 22, 2016 — News Article

Looking beyond philanthrojournalism by Patricia W. Elliott

Columnist says Ottawa shouldn’t be let off the hook of a historically-mandated commitment to ensure Canadians enjoy equitable cross-country access to media that reflects our lives.

Sep 22, 2016 — News Article

Looking beyond philanthrojournalism by Patricia W. Elliott

Columnist says Ottawa shouldn’t be let off the hook of a historically-mandated commitment to ensure Canadians enjoy equitable cross-country access to media that reflects our lives.

Sep 22, 2016 — News Article

New UBC international reporting project challenges parachute model of journalism by H.G. Watson

A new University of British Columbia project will link its International Reporting Program with schools around the world as part of an effort to challenge the “parachute” model of foreign correspondence.

Sep 21, 2016 — News Article

New Brunswick filmmakers take scrappy, innovative approach to cable changes by Julia Wright

Columnist says Pick-and-pay, basic cable packages may be great for cable subscribers, who get to choose which channels they pay for, but they are also changing the game for smaller, independent media production companies.

Sep 20, 2016 — News Article

Why Netflix Is Now Dubbing, Subtitling Content in Poland by Scott Roxborough

The streaming giant is moving away from English-only programming in a bid to gain international market share.

Sep 20, 2016 — News Article

Internet "Over the Top" Video Expands and Redraws Global Market for Content Production

Columnist says, in English-Language Markets, Global Players and Semi-Professional and Amateur Content Creators Stand to Benefit From OTT; But Non-English Markets Are Under Longer-Term Pressure.

Sep 20, 2016 — News Article

Canadian video production benefitting from Netflix-driven content globalization: report by Sean Craig

Internet video and over-the-top (OTT) content providers are boosting the global video production market, especially in English-speaking Canada and the U.K., according to a study by the Boston Consulting Group.

Sep 18, 2016 — News Article

Netflix faces lawsuit from 21st Century Fox over poaching executives by Lucas Shaw & Anousha Sakoui

21st Century Fox accuses Netflix of illegally inducing employees to breach their fixed-term contracts.

Sep 17, 2016 — News Article

America’s press is dead. Long live the billionaires. by Colin Horgan

Columnist says Mark Cuban versus Trump seems like a fair fight because people have been taught to think smart investing matters more than smart reporting.

Sep 15, 2016 — News Article

Netflix's Liberty Global Integration to Help Its International Sub Growth, Analysts Say by Georg Szalai

"From foe to friend, big cable is embracing Netflix," says one Wall Street observer about the multiyear partnership in more than 30 European and Latin American countries.

Sep 13, 2016 — News Article

Eyereturn Marketing Launches Canadian Premium Access – in partnership with CBC, Bell Media and Quebecor

Eyereturn Marketing announces the launch of Canadian Premium Access, a curated high quality programmatic marketplace offering advertisers and agencies seamless access to first look preferred inventory on Canada’s most recognized publishers.

Aug 30, 2016 — News Article

EU Orders Apple to Pay $14.5 Billion in Back Taxes by Scott Roxborough & Georg Szalai

The European commission hands Apple a record fine for violating European law in its tax dealings with Ireland.

Aug 26, 2016 — News Article

CTV’s Your Morning is an exercise in harebrained inanity by John Doyle

Columnist says CTV's new morning show is, so far, neither national nor local, nor is it a morning-news program or a lifestyle program.

Aug 25, 2016 — News Article

Exposing newsroom culture at the Toronto Star by H.G. Watson

J-Source speaks with Sean Craig about his Toronto Star investigation, and about why taking a look at newsroom culture is a matter of public interest.

Aug 23, 2016 — News Article

Netflix ferme son bureau en France

After settling in France for only two years, Netflix - the video on demand giant - has chosen to move its headquarters to the Netherlands - a country with low taxation. The french Netflix entity has paid a total of 600 000 euros is taxes in France.

Aug 23, 2016 — News Article

Netflix ferme ses bureaux en France

Netflix is closing its France offices. The video on demand giant is transferring its premises to the Netherlands where the taxation is less binding. 

Aug 15, 2016 — Policy Brief

Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225

FRIENDS comments on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups.

Aug 11, 2016 — News Article

Arianna Huffington Is Leaving Huffington Post by Sydney Ember

Columnist says the pioneering web publication, known for its aggressive use of aggregation and an unapologetically liberal worldview, has won a Pulitzer Prize and expanded globally during a challenging time for all media organizations.