Radio & Television

Commission to release “diversity of voices” policy

GATINEAU – This morning the CRTC will release its policy decision on the levels of media concentration in Canada, has learned, just four months after holding a hearing, dubbed the “Diversity of Voices” proceeding in September. While existing rules were used to make decisions in 2007 on Canwest’s purchase of Alliance Atlantis, CTVglobemedia’s acquisition of CHUM Ltd., Astral’s Standard Broadcasting buy and Rogers Media taking over the Citytv network, new rules will apply to any other mergers. The old rules, for example, prevented CTVgm from taking the Citytv stations in its deal for CHUM as the Commission’s policy of...

Our industry and COVID-19

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