Radio & Television

Canadian broadcasters beef up security in new “hostile environment” at home

“The anger and hostility towards journalists has gotten worse, and the nature of that anger is far more personal than it ever was.” By Christopher Guly OTTAWA – In the past, CBC’s foreign correspondents covering wars first underwent “hostile environment” safety training before being deployed into a danger zone. The syllabus includes such topics as risk evaluation, stress management and resilience, and civil disorder. However, over the past two years, as accusations of “fake news,” first fueled with a fury by the truly awful former U.S. president Donald Trump during his regular rallies and tweets, gained momentum during the Covid-19...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.