public broadcasting

Book Review
Aug 23, 2012

Richard Stursberg: Inside the CBC

Daniel Francis
Richard Stursberg’s memoir of his years in CBC programming raises the question: how did someone so fundamentally out of sympathy with public broadcasting get the job in the first place?
May 3, 2012

Reimagine the CBC

One of the casualties of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's 2012 budget was the CBC. The network faces a 10 percent cut in funding over the next 3 years.

Reimagine CBC Celebration: Past, Present, and Future

May 7, 2012 to May 8, 2012
The Vogue Theatre
918 Granville Street
V6Z 1L2 Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 48.4176" N, 123° 7' 18.0264" W
British Columbia CA
An interactive event bringing together professionals, experts, media innovators, citizens and more that will add new energy to the CBC and help articulate a fresh vision for public media in Canada.
Oct 15, 2011

CBC and Sun TV get hitched

Gerry Caplan
It is well known that Harper has long felt CBC TV was ready for a radical makeover. Eliminating its public subsidy was one alternative. But a series of coincidences led him to his new inspiration.
May 16, 2010

A new vision for community TV

Catherine Edwards thinks it's time for cable companies to open up their airways to communities to create programming. Edwards is with CACTUS, an advocacy group for public access broadcasting.
Oct 30, 2009

CBC's new news is scaaary

Being shallow and exploitative isn't as easy as it looks at the U.S. cable networks on which CBC's news makeover is modelled. If it isn't your game, you really shouldn't play it.


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