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SHORT CUTS #120 - The "Trust" Committee: This week, The Guardian continued its exemplary coverage of Canadian university student unions. Hamilton police arrest two journalists attempting to cover a traffic fatality. And the Toronto Star wants you to trust it. This week's Short Cuts comes to you from scenic Hamilton and the studios of...
Ep. 184 - Jason Kenney Is A Charming Man: Inside Alberta's Weird Conservatism: The Texas of the north. Racist rednecks, gun nuts, and pickup truck enthusiasts. That's the Alberta stereotype portrayed in much of the rest of Canada, but how much of that is accurate and how much is due to lazy media that falls back on clichéd tropes? After all, Alberta gave us the first big-ci...
SHORT CUTS #119 - Changing Of The Guard: Hal Niedzviecki and Jonathan Kay have left their jobs. Steve Ladurantaye's been shifted to a lesser role at CBC. And no, we're not finished talking about this yet. Ryan McMahon joins Jesse in Winnipeg to talk appropriation.
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Le dénigrement de Radio-Canada n’est pas une politique gagnante pour les Conservateurs: De nouveaux sondages diffusés ce matin démontrent que même si le dénigrement de Radio-Canada peut s’avérer une politique rentable pour ceux qui voudraient briguer la direction du Parti conservateur, cette approche nuira au potentiel de croissance du parti auprès du grand public après l’élection d...
Bashing the CBC no recipe for Tory growth: A new set of polls demonstrates that while CBC bashing may be good politics for those vying to lead the federal Conservative Party, this approach will be counter-productive if not dialed back once a new leader seeks support from the general public. 
Appalling ignorance on display in appropriation debate by Doug Cuthand: Writer says this episode with the media was just one more example of the complete ignorance to Indigeneous culture and attitude of white privilege that permeates the Canadian media.
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CBC pension plan is flawed by design: In 2010, CBC employees contributed $26.9 million to their pensions, but $51.2 million was added by taxpayers. While the split is supposed to be 50/50, CBC has chosen to ask taxpayers to fund the deficit without asking employees to contribute more. To properly fund the pension solvency shortfall, ...
CBC History Minefield: History is a minefield. Just ask the CBC, whose Canada 150 series, The Story of Us, has blown up in its face. The outrage is running high. With their blood still boiling after the Andrew Potter-McGill affair, Quebeckers say the French role in nation-building doesn’t get nearly enough play. On top...
CBC president Hubert Lacroix defends American programming: CBC president Hubert Lacroix has defended the Canadian public broadcaster’s use of American syndicated game shows as lead-ins to its primetime schedule.Lacroix told webcast for CBC listeners Wednesday that Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, acquired from CBS Paramount International Television, are c...
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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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