Radio & Television

CBC News announces closure of China bureau

By Connie Thiessen CBC NEWS HAS announced the closure of the public broadcaster’s China bureau, citing its inability to secure visas for its journalists from the Chinese government to work as permanent correspondents. Brodie Fenlon, CBC News’ editor-in-chief and executive director of programs and standards, outlined the broadcaster’s ongoing efforts to facilitate coverage abroad in a blog post published Wednesday. CBC has had a China bureau for 40 years, however its last Beijing correspondent, Saša Petricic, returned to Canada as the pandemic took hold. Its journalists have only returned for the 2022 Winter Olympics, under heavily restricted conditions. While efforts have been made since...

Our industry and COVID-19

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