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Media company says banning simsub could cause "real harm" to Canada's broadcasting sector.
Columnist says Netflix is planning to go it alone in its attempt to break into the booming China market, a move that could make it tougher to get into the notoriously difficult China market but ultimately was a more streamlined option.
Green party leader Elizabeth May will talk about what she would do with the CBC if she was prime minister at an upcoming Burnaby event, hosted by FRIENDS.
FRIENDS says all major Canadian TV networks and station owners—Bell, Corus, Québécor, Rogers, and Shaw—will not run Friends of Canadian Broadcasting TV ads that poked fun at Stephen Harper's "hostile agenda" for the CBC.
FCC Commissioners call on chairman to release 332-page Internet regulation plan by Ajit Pai and Mike O'Rielly
FCC Commissioners request that FCC leadership immediately release the 332-page Internet regulation plan publicly and allow the American people a period of not less than 30 days to study it.
FRIENDS says the ads the networks do not want Canadians to see are meant to hold the Harper government to account for the damage it has done to public broadcasting in Canada.
FRIENDS says no major TV station owners in Canada are willing to run an ad it has produced criticizing the Harper government for its approach to the CBC.
A committee of the U.K. parliaments says the governing body of the public broadcaster "has failed to meet expectations," while the fee on TV homes should in the medium-term be replaced by a levy on all households.
Columnist says Sun News' demise signals the beginning of a new era in Canadian broadcasting in which services are allowed to fail rather than being propped up through regulatory or government support.
Bell Canada has gone to court to overturn a ruling from Canada’s telecom watchdog that requires the media giant to price competing streaming services at the same rates as its own.
Spokespeople for several Jewish groups lament the loss of Sun TV, both for the coverage it gave to issues they found important, and because it signals yet another diminishing of the news media landscape.
Bell Mobility Inc asks courts to overturn CRTC decision over ‘unlawful’ mobile TV pricing by Terry Pedwell
One of the country’s biggest mobile companies is hoping the courts will overturn a decision by the telecom regulator that was aimed at creating greater price fairness for mobile TV services.
1500 people attended the show Tous en coeur in support Radio-Canada. Among them, Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, called on Canadians to elect a government that will support the public broadcaster.
The FPJQ (Professional Federation of Quebec Journalists) is critical of the disrespect Prime Minister Stephen Harper demonstrated towards Radio-Canada in an interview on 93FM, a Quebec City radio. Mr. Harper questioned the integrity of the public broadcaster’s employees by saying many people at Radio-Canada hate Conservative Party values.
Les initiatives de mobilisation en faveur de Radio-Canada se multiplient depuis quelques semaines. Après le lancement d'un vidéoclip regroupant 125 vedettes, et un grand spectacle qui a réuni une trentaine d'artistes au Métropolis à Montréal, le Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique (SCFP) a lancé une série de capsules vidéo dans lesquelles des personnalités affirment leur attachement à Radio-Canada, racontent une anecdote liée au diffuseur public ou s'indignent des compressions qui lui sont imposées.
Canadian music composers for screens, both big and small, generated approximately $100-million in domestic and international royalties for their music in TV and film in 2014 – about a third of all revenues that flow through SOCAN to the organization's nearly 125,000 songwriters, composers, music publishers and international partners.
Senior vice-president of public policy for Rogers Communications tells former CBC Radio producer and host Don Hill that Canada needs a national public broadcaster more than ever, and offers some ideas for how the CBC could survive and thrive amid the tumultuous changes in 21stcentury media environment.
CBC considering sale of downtown Toronto headquarters amid staff reductions and budget cuts by Jen Gerson
In the face of new technology and budget cuts, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is mulling the sale of its downtown Toronto headquarters, a move network officials admit may shake staff morale and its public image.
Columnist says by international standards, the CBC is appallingly underfunded.
Columnist says Stephen Harper is moving from action to talk. Although he has been aggressively cutting the CBC/Radio-Canada budget for years, his latest on air remarks on 93FM - he attacked Radio-Canada employees’ integrity - reveal his true intentions for the public broadcaster.