By Perry HoffmanVice, Eastlink, Channel Zero and Bell offer new ideas to the CRTC MondayGATINEAU – With major and independent broadcasters cutting newsrooms because of high costs and low revenue, there can be little doubt that local news and TV programming is in trouble. This means the industry may need to rethink how local programming is made and funded, the CRTC heard during the first day of an eight-day hearing on local and community TV. (pictured is a screen cap from CPAC.ca of Bell Media chief Mary Ann Turcke.)Lee Bragg, chief executive at Bragg Communications (Eastlink) made some pointed comments about where...
Local TV Hearing: A big rethink is needed in order for local TV to compete, survive
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