Radio & Television

Too much mandate leads to an oft-incoherent CBC, says Stursberg, who offers a four-point blueprint

OTTAWA - A lack of clear direction from the federal government is the biggest problem facing CBC/Radio-Canada, according to Richard Stursberg, the former head of English language TV services at the public broadcaster.In an appearance before the Standing Senate Committee on Transportation and Communications on Tuesday, April 1, he argued that because there is no clarity on what the CBC should be to Canadians it has been pulled in multiple directions with often contradictory objectives. There have been a number of schools of thought about what the CBC should put on its network, ranging from elite programming, or as Stursberg...

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.