Radio & Television

The hearing’s first day: The best of what we heard

GATINEAU – After listening to nearly all the words spoken by CTV and Rogers executives and the nine-member CRTC panel (taking over 6,000 words worth of notes and sending out an embarrassing number of tweets in the process), here’s what caught our ear loudest on day one of BNC 2009-411.Besides the CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein’s wish that he could lock CTV and Rogers in a room and not let them out until you have a deal, that is... • We now have three terms and their subsequent acronyms to describe what this fight is about: Fee-for-carriage (FFC), Negotiation for...