Post Tagged with: "ctv"

Copyright Lobbying Behind Closed Doors

As thousands of individual Canadians speak out against C-61 this summer, certain groups have obtained special access to Industry Minister Jim Prentice and his political team to make their case.  The new lobbying rules require lobbyists to report their communications with politicians, political staff, and senior policy officials.  With the […]

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August 20, 2008 13 comments News

CTV and ABC Strike Online Drama Deal

The Globe and Mail reports that CTV and ABC have struck a deal to stream episodes of Lost, Desperate Housewives, and Grey's Anatomy in Canada.

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April 27, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

CRTC To Impose Tough Conditions on CTV-CHUM Merger

The Canadian Press is reporting this evening that the CRTC will set tough conditions on approval for the CTV – CHUM merger, including the sale of some or all City-TV stations. Formal announcement expected Friday morning.

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June 7, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Assessing the CTV/CHUM Merger

The Georgia Straight with an interesting look at Canadian media consolidation (hat tip: Ira Wagman).

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April 6, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

CTV National News on Movie Camcording

On the day the MPAA reported record revenues in 2006, the CTV National News featured a story (video here) on the U.S. pressure on movie piracy.  The story included a brief interview with U.S. ambassador David Wilkins along with a short response from me and a comment from an RCMP […]

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March 7, 2007 5 comments Must Reads