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Columnist says if giving the public broadcaster an extra $150-million merely allows it to go back to what it was doing before the Tories came to town, she will only be postponing its demise.
More than half of Americans rely on Netflix to watch movies and TV series, a figure that marks a record high among users the SVOD service and pushes it ahead of top competitors YouTube, Amazon and Hulu, according to a new survey by RBC Capital Markets.
From her unglamorous early gigs to key management roles at CBC and now Twitter, Kirstine Stewart’s drive and trend-spotting talents have made her a media success story.
The Spokesperson for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting talks about the new Liberal government and its promise to reinstate funding to the CBC.
The impact of newsroom cutbacks, consolidations and closures will be the focus of a new study examining local news poverty in communities outside of Canada’s major media centres.
Many of the listeners who grew up with NPR are now reaching retirement age, leaving NPR with a challenge: How can it attract younger and middle-aged audiences — whose numbers are shrinking — to replace them?
Heather Conway, executive vice-president of CBC, responsible for English Services, discusses the role of the national public broadcaster in the 1000-channel universe.
Former CBC head of English Services says the government needs to begin to move now to ensure that we do not lose the CBC, and with it an important part of ourselves.
Columnist says the new freedom promised by Canada’s broadcast regulator will be attractive to some, and it could even convince some of those who had abandoned cable or satellite TV – or never had it in the first place – to join the slowly dwindling ranks of traditional TV viewers.
A top CBC executive has confirmed to colleagues that public broadcaster vice-president Heather Conway apologized to him but says he “never made a harassment complaint” to CBC president Hubert Lacroix.
Television Bureau of Canada says despite the popularity and hype around video services such as YouTube and Netflix, television remains the dominant form of video in millennials media lives.
Superior Court Judge Carole Hallée gave cause to a class-action suit filed on behalf of Vidéotron’s 1.5 million customers, saying the company misled consumers and deliberately overcharged, violating provincial consumer-protection laws.
Sources say Heather Conway, executive vice-president of English Services for the public broadcaster, was recently accused of harassing Neil McEneaney, CBC’s chief business officer, English Services.
Columnist says Mélanie Joly may be the minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, but her mandate letter, released Friday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, makes no mention of the Crown corporation.
Columnist says Hubert Lacroix, president of the CBC, stepped over the line when he lamented the Harper years and welcomed the new government.
Despite the CRTC’s denial to make its channel available across all French-language minority communities, Groupe Média TFO renews its commitment to share and expand the reach of its educational content.
Mélanie Joly says she will deliver on a campaign promise to double annual funding to the country's arts funding agency, the Canada Council for the Arts, to the tune of $360 million.
Columnist says the CBC needs a dose of common sense and a reminder that, while it’s a special service, it cannot be remote from the principle that it is indeed a service.
A release from ComMedia Converge says the first ever gathering of community media practitioners from all sectors (community TV, community radio, community online media such as The Media Co-op and gamers) will meet at Carleton University Nov. 22-24th.
Peter Mansbridge Officiated the Wedding of Justin Trudeau's Director of Communications by Jesse Brown
Columnist wonders if Peter Mansbridge was able to secure "unprecedented" access to Justin Trudeau because of a close connection to his Director of Communications.
The Prime Minster explains his expectations in this mandate letter to new Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly.
The Canadian Media Concentration Research Project says Canadian newspapers overwhelmingly supported Stephen Harper’s Conservatives in the past two elections, much more so than they would have if they had reflected public opinion.
Catherine Cano, who has been serving as executive director of news programming at Radio-Canada, will start as CPAC’s President and General Manager starting January 11.
Bruce Anderson steps down from the At Issue Panel on CBC’s The National after his daughter accepts a position as the Director of Communications to Prime Minister Trudeau.
Minister of Canadian Heritage says "The reinvestment in CBC and Radio-Canada is very important, but it’s also important to create a public broadcaster for this digital era."
Columnist says CBC looked like a "third-world state broadcaster promoting its government" during its coverage of Justin Trudeau's first day in office.
Just hours after being sworn in, Canada's new Heritage Minister outlined priorities that include increasing the budgets of the Canada Council for the Arts and the CBC.
The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) congratulates the Honourable Mélanie Joly on her appointment today as Minister of Canadian Heritage.
FRIENDS says they’ll be looking to the government to reinvigorate the CBC, but that the next step is finding out when and how will they do it.
We can restore CBC/Radio-Canada : Letter to the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, from the Canadian Media Guild and le Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada
The Canadian Media Guild and Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada urge the new Minister of Canadian Heritage to act immediately to stop the ongoing dismantling of CBC/Radio-Canada.