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SHORT CUTS #116 - To Hell With Weed, We Have A Fentanyl Crisis: The Prime Minister showed up at Vice to talk about the Liberal government's marijuana legalization plan, but is blindsided when members of the audience demanded he address the opioid overdose epidemic going on across the country. Reporters Without Borders released their annual World Press Free...
Ep.180 - Who Buys A Newspaper Chain In 2017?: ...The Chronicle Herald's Mark Lever, that's who. After pleading poverty for nearly 16 months while his reporters, editors, and photographers are strike, he came up with the bucks to buy 28 Atlantic Canadian newspapers from the floundering Transcontinental chain. This gives his company an effe...
SHORT CUTS #114 - Trump V. Milk: The scandals continue piling up on B.C. Premier Christy Clark's administration, yet it doesn't seem to be getting a ton of press. Maybe that's because so many of them are now working for her party. Meanwhile, south of the border, President Trump no longer wants to 'tweak' NAFTA, but would rathe...
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Net neutrality isn’t a substitute for a cultural policy by Shane Dingman: Columnist says Joly seems aware of the contradiction of mandating Canadian content rules for domestic services but praising the exploitation of a free and open Canadian Internet for foreign cultural products.
Why the fuss about funding We Are Canada? It’s just tedious TV by John Doyle: Columnist says the CBC's We Are Canada is bafflingly bad television.
Why the Telefilm debate is a red herring by Kate Taylor: As Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly prepares the culture file for its digital future, some observers wonder if a splashy new Crown corporation will be her legacy.
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Growing apathy towards CBC: The CBC brass need to pay attention to the general public's growing apathy towards an institution too often in the news for the wrong reasons. Uncomfortable corporate silences. Lingering questions. Unanswered inquiries. CBC fans can't explain this riddle to themselves, much less to lukewarm liste...
CBC Loses $35 Million On The Olympics: CBC TV has struggled ever since it lost NHL hockey to Rogers in 2013. Sports, especially hockey, have always been the CBC's fallback programming strategy and when Rogers swooped in and paid billions for the NHL, the dazed CBC responded like a concussed defenceman. To compensate, CBC acquired the ...
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CBC Must Abandon Ads And Find New Sources Of Funding: CBC has boasted that 50 per cent of the cost of its TV services is paid for by advertising revenue. No more.In the year ending August 2015, CBC English TV ad revenue fell off a cliff and was barely $100 million, well under 20 per cent of TV revenues. Funding from taxpayers is now four times great...
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CTV, Global appoint Quebec City bureau chiefs: It’s not just the Quebec government that pushed through some labour deals just before Christmas. This week both CTV and Global filled their vacant Quebec City bureau chief positions. Au revoir Montréal, bonjour Québec! Happy and proud to report I am the new Quebec City Bureau Chief @CTVMontreal. ...
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Stand on Guard for CBC at CRTC hearings: The complete CRTC hearings in Gatineau are available in a video archive at www.cpac.ca. The Stand on Guard for CBC intervention on Monday, November 26, 2012 was made by Bill Bruneau using a video link from Vancouver.  Ours was the last intervention of the day, and Bill was indeed impressive.  ...

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