Radio & Television

CACTUS takes aim at Rogers’ community TV testimony

OTTAWA – Rogers’ testimony at the CRTC community TV hearing may not have been entirely accurate, according to the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS).In a statement on Tuesday, CACTUS noted that Rogers TV VP Colette Watson said that "close to 60%" of the programming on Rogers’ Ottawa channel was "access programming", or made by members of the public.  But a review of Rogers’ Ottawa schedule posted on-line reveals that almost all the daily shows on the programming schedule list Rogers employees as producers, CACTUS maintained.The group also expressed concern over the number of community station closures, and said that part of the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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