Radio & Television

Locked-out CBC workers launching web service

TORONTO - Sometime next week, CBC’s locked-out Canadian Media Guild members will launch an Internet-based media service. It will present journalism, and eventually other programming, produced by the reporters, researchers, writers, hosts, producers, technicians and support staff, says the Guild. At launch, the production will be audio-only. This project is coming together very quickly and the Toronto group is close to finalizing office/studio space. “We have a good name, which will be announced shortly for maximum publicity; and we have the skills to remind the audience of how professional CANADIAN journalism looks and sounds,” says the union. Various ad-hoc groups...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.