Podcast
Image: CHCO Community TV, Charlotte County, NB. Used with permission
Victoria Fenner | Community media is the third pillar of Canada's broadcast system, but is barely mentioned in the recently released review of the Broadcast Act. Two community media leaders say that's not right.
Podcast
Defending campus radio in Ontario. Image: Alan Levine/Flickr
Scott Neigh | Jacky Tuinstra Harrison and Barry Rooke talk about #DefendCampusRadio, a campaign responding to changes by Ontario's Conservative government that put the funding of campus radio stations at risk.
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Community Radio in the internet age
Victoria Fenner | Find out why more small towns are starting their own community radio stations in this conversation with Barry Rooke of the National Campus Community Radio Association
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Broadcast Tower - Cambridge Bay Nunavut
Victoria Fenner | As commercial media abandons our communities, non-profit community media is stepping up as an alternative. Some ideas about what they’d do with a fraction of the budget that for-profits would need.
Blog
Newspapers on newsstand. Photo: greenzowie/flickr
Nick Fillmore | The creation of even one sustainable, independent newspaper project anywhere in Canada would be a huge, unprecedented accomplishment.
Blog
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Don Duchene | For over 20 years the idea of Nova Scotians having our own educational broadcaster has popped up, in fits and starts, but it has never put down roots.
Podcast
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at CHUO with other panelists heard in the program
Sarah Newton | In a roundtable with Canada's National Campus and Community Radio Association, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka discussed violence against Indigenous women; how to include transgender people.
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Scott Neigh | Laith Marouf and Kristiana Clemens talk about the work of the Community Media Advocacy Centre.
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Victoria Fenner | The money that cable companies are mandated to spend on community production could be put to better use if the CRTC directed funds directly to community media.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | Last week the news broke that CHCH, a TV station in Hamilton, was slashing its local coverage and firing most of its staff. Was it due to the availability of free alternatives? Not a chance.
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Cathy Edwards, Meg Borthwick | Tomorrow is the deadline for Canadians (that's you) to tell the CRTC how it should update its local and community TV policy. TV? Who watches TV anymore?
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Photo: flickr/ Marcie Casas
Michael Lithgow | A national citizen's group has launched an online survey to ask people across Canada what they think about community media, the first of its kind in Canadian history.