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Sources suggest funding for Minister Joly’s new ideas or pet projects will have to claim cash from other areas already allocated through the Department of Heritage, something that won’t be easy.
Columnist says looking for reflections of the American consciousness and mood is a fool's errand this year – most of the content can be considered an evasion of the disruptions and divisiveness of the Trump era.
A large group of cultural organizations for formed a coalition to urge the government to take swift action to solidify the foundation of our cultural and media ecosystem.
An academic fired after criticising Google shows how Silicon Valley shapes our reality.
A judge says that mistakes will be made in the exercise of press freedoms, but lawsuits from public figures must be limited.
CBS is the biggest creditor of Australia's third most popular free-to-air commercial TV network that went into voluntary administration in June.
Columnist says Alberta's new United Conservative Party says it doesn't have any ties to Rebel Media, despite a report about a 2016 fundraising pitch that promoted one of the new party's leadership contenders and was distributed via the far-right website's mailing list.
Globe and Mail publisher and CEO Phillip Crawley confirmed on Aug. 21 that all print distribution to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick will end on Nov. 30.
Columnist says there is genuine danger now in the showdown underway in the Gulf, and Qatar’s groundbreaking Al Jazeera news network is emerging as the real target.
Columnist says Bell Media is still hoping to hold out against the Canadian television regulator’s decision to ban the simultaneous substitution of high-profile U.S.
The Government of Canada Wants to Ensure the Right Balance of Investment in Content and in the Ability to Compete by Greg David
The Minister of Canadian Heritage says they are asking the CRTC to reconsider previous decisions in order to ensure the balancing of investment in content and in the ability to compete.
At the culmination of the Chronicle Herald strike, columnist says there are no winners after 26 journalists are laid off.
This action requires the CRTC to re-evaluate its decisions, which would decrease the amount that Bell Media, Rogers Media and Corus Entertainment are required to spend on Canadian Programs of National Interest (PNI).
In rare move, Ottawa asks CRTC to reconsider rulings on investment in Canadian content by Susan Krashinsky Robertson
In a rare move, Ottawa has referred a number of TV licence renewals back to the federal broadcast regulator, asking it to reconsider how the licences affect investments in Canadian TV production.
Columnist says an enterprising entrepreneur might someday be tempted to package new streaming services and sell them for a single price, essentially remaking the old cable bundle for the internet, but industry experts say that such cooperation between the industry’s giants is unlikely, given the enormous sums at stake.
Columnisy says that while most of Canada’s conventional media have endured shrinking audiences and revenues in recent years, segments of the ethnic media have seen significant growth thanks to a constant influx of immigrants from all over the world.
Columnist says the bump in the price of Netflix in Canada and CBS's announcement that it would launch its All Access streaming services here next year suggests that consumers might end up shelling out more for online content even as the lineup of digital viewing choices expands.
Netflix’s standard plan will now cost a dollar more – or $10.99 a month – to watch content on two screens at a time.
Indie Pool is proposing an alternative structure to CanCon requirements, suggesting a credit system where songs by established artists count for less toward CanCon percentages and lesser known artists count more.
Columnist says the era of Canadian networks running U.S. shows may be coming to an end.