Radio / Television News

COMMENTARY: First impressions


AFTER READING THROUGH a number of submissions to the CRTC's conventional television policy review, I've got a few first impressions where I think the new policy will go. Remember though, first impressions can be very, very wrong and really, I'm just guessing for fun, so here we go. Impression #1: I think fee-for carriage for OTA broadcasters has a shot to win approval. Probably not at the 50-cent a sub per month level that CanWest has asked for and certainly not the $2 level the Canadian Media Guild wants (an earlier version of this story said CFTPA but was mistaken),...