Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 23, 2009 as Broadcasters Want More Than Fee For Carriage In the weeks leading to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearing on broadcasting licences, Canadians were inundated with splashy advertising campaigns claiming that new fees for local signals were either a TV […]
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CTV & Canwest Ask CRTC To Order Blocking Of U.S. Programs
The CRTC kicks off two weeks of hearings next week that place the spotlight on the fee-for-carriage fight. Last night, I participated in an interesting debate on the issue on TVO's The Agenda called A Pox On Both Their Houses: Cable and TV. The program is embedded below. One issue […]
CBC Argues for Regulated Cable
The CBC has called for a pared-down basic all-Canadian cable package with content and price to be set by CRTC.
Wagman on the Fee-For-Carriage Fight
"What this is really about is a profound lack of imagination by all involved."
CBC on Fee-For-Carriage
CBC's The National covered the fee-for-carriage issue last night, including a shout-out to greater consumer choice.