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CBC/Radio-Canada and the upheaval of the media landscape
2 months ago

CBC/Radio-Canada and the upheaval of the media landscape

At the CRTC hearings, the fundamental issues did not get addressed. What we need urgently is to rethink CBC/Radio-Canada’s mandate in the digital age
Groups, stakeholders criticize public broadcaster and regulator for neglecting equity, accountability in license renewal process
2 months ago

Groups, stakeholders criticize public broadcaster and regulator for neglecting equity, accountability in license renewal process

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Lack of transparency, barriers to accessing proceedings, holes in house editorial guide cited as structural complaints as CBC/Radio-Canada faces hearings amid growing reports of workplace discrimination
Open letter: Absence of racialized voices at CRTC public hearings
2 months ago

Open letter: Absence of racialized voices at CRTC public hearings

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We write as media guests, producers, consultants, directors, and/or citizens whose taxes fund the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold
1 year ago

Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold

J-Source publisher and co-author of upcoming book ‘The End of the CBC’ breaks down the regulatory recommendations that have industry watchdogs in a tailspin
Un recours collectif pour soutenir la programmation communautaire à Montréal
3 years ago

Un recours collectif pour soutenir la programmation communautaire à Montréal

Le groupe Télévision communautaire et indépendante de Montréal intente un recours collectif contre Vidéotron, qui selon lui a manqué à ses obligations en matière de radiodiffusion communautaire.
CRTC could replace OMNI with new multi-ethnic programming
3 years ago

CRTC could replace OMNI with new multi-ethnic programming

OMNI Regional will cease to exist if the CRTC chooses a new service.
The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot
3 years ago

The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot

Critics say the CRTC’s policies fail to address the needs of smaller, independent broadcasters.
Government should not be picking winners and losers in the media world
3 years ago

Government should not be picking winners and losers in the media world

Winnipeg Free Press publisher Bob Cox says there is no place where a truly competitive media market exists in Canada.
Can community TV be brought back from the brink?
4 years ago

Can community TV be brought back from the brink?

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This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By David Gray-Donald At one time in Canada, there were around 300 community TV stations. But in 1997, regulatory changes gutted their funding. Two-thirds of those stations have since been shuttered…