Radio & Television

CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK: Raucous debate marks radio review preview (clarification)

TORONTO – It's too bad CRTC commissioners weren't here to see this. During May's commercial radio review, commissioners will host an orderly procession of industry stakeholders, from musicians to record producers to broadcasters to industry associations. They'll all make their points in front of the Commission, answer questions and then go home to wait some months for a decision. Yesterday though – in a packed, hot (-tempered, sometimes) room – broadcasters and producers went at each other in a highly-charged, eminently entertaining hour of running ideas up the flagpole and see who salutes… or moons… or kicks over the pole....