Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: Talking around, but not about, the Internet at the CAB

I FOUND THE CLOSING PLENARY session at the CAB Winnipeg convention interesting, but it left me somewhat unsatisfied. I think the main reason was that the discussion seemed too narrowly focused, too much was left unsaid. The convention program said that the final session would, in part, “examine what changes are required if Canadian broadcasting is to continue to thrive in a rapidly evolving world."I think perhaps my discontent stemmed from the fact that the panel talked around the Internet, but not about it. In my view the Internet is broadcasting just as much as conventional radio or television. Therefore,...