Asymmetry strikes PEI

In an action reminiscent of the 1998 budget cuts, PEI will soon be the only province without its own all-local 90-minute TV newscast, the Guardian reports.


  1. Anon
    Posted August 17, 2009 at 7:22 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    They’ve got a bridge and canned pop. What more do they want? Shot from the rush hour cameras in Charlottetown? News-from-away and the fishing forecast?

    Better if they filmed in one of the local “Pubs” as the hidden boozers were called off-island

  2. Anonymous
    Posted August 17, 2009 at 11:02 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Sorry, I thought we were talking about Radio. I’ll read the link first next time.

    But even the 90 minute TV “newscasts” will hardly be that, either. I’m betting less than half the content will be current affairs.

  3. dorkus
    Posted August 17, 2009 at 10:59 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    90 minute newscast? NO region has a 90 minute newscast. They ALL have blah-blah morning and afternoon shows, but nothing resembling a newscast. CBC Radio doesn’t even have a one hour newscast nationally.

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