Post Tagged with: "CBC"

Is the CBC Moderating Online Forums to Stifle Criticism?

There is controversy brewing over CBC Radio One' s move toward playing more contemporary music in a new afternoon show that critics say sounds very similar to commercial radio.  Kate Taylor of the Globe and Mail covers the issue in an article in Saturday' s paper. What Taylor does not […]

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December 4, 2005 3 comments News

CBC To Outsource Archives?

Antonia Zerbisias of the Toronto Star reports this morning that the CBC may be in discussions with the BBC to outsource management of the CBC Archives to the UK public broadcaster.  As Zerbisias notes: "If it were outsourced, it would mean CBC's library of everything from old news footage to […]

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November 23, 2005 5 comments News

Internet Age Advice for the CBC

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) reflects on the current debate on the future of the CBC and public broadcasting in Canada. I argue that missing from much of the dialogue has been the recognition that technology and the Internet may provide the CBC with […]

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October 30, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

CBC for the Internet Age

I am a fan of the CBC.  I think the radio programming is excellent and I like much of what their website offers.  With respect to radio, I also think they have done a good job of making content available to Canadians through multiple channels (though unfortunately largely in proprietary […]

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July 17, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

CBC’s Inventing the Internet Age

The CBC Archive launched an interesting new feature today titled Inventing the Internet Age.  The feature includes about 20 television and radio stories that trace the development of the Internet in the 1980s and early 1990s.  The television stories from the early 1990s are particularly interesting as they include Bill […]

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July 5, 2005 Comments are Disabled News