Tag Archives: Canada Media Fund

Where would The Barenaked Ladies be without the CBC?

It’s a common conceit amongst media bigwigs that they can make or break artists. That their valuable publicity machine and coveted approval must be sought at all costs “if you hope to make it in this biz”. That without CBC’s Radio 2 on the air promoting tomorrow’s emerging musical artists we wouldn’t get the next […]

Manly, yes, but

I’m going to float a theory here that only partly amounts to riding my own hobbyhorse. Start with this photo-op artifact (Mike Cassese, Reuters) from James Moore’s announcement of the new Canadian Media Fund… on the set of Flashpoint: Flashpoint is a big manly production about a big manly topic that people, even Toronto people, use […]

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