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CBC Radio 2 lives up to its goal of not being interesting

CBC Radio 2 lives up to its goal of not being interesting

There was once a famous ad campaign where two car rental companies competed for the public’s business. Going up against HERTZ, the dominant number one dealer, prompted another company, AVIS, to use the brilliant line “We’re Number Two – We Try Harder.” For CBC Radio 2, the challenge is even greater. They must try harder […]

Anonymous

“It is true that the new National does seem to be shedding viewers and that the new Radio 2 is an abject failure. Perhaps its time to replace the generic Teamakers bitchery with a more focussed look at what those two projects have in common. Or, rather, who they have in common.” -Anonymous, Why We […]

Jeffrey Dvorkin

“I’ve tried. Really I have. But I can’t get into the non-classical music that is played on either channel of CBC Radio. Some of it is my age – I admit that. But as a longtime radio guy, I know what works, even if I may not like it personally. But the cultural rebuffs of […]

Here’s a request – do an actual radio show or get out of the way

Here's a request - do an actual radio show or get out of the way

This is what you’re paying for Canada. This is what Strombo is taking money for. Feeling ripped off yet? Has the CBC no shame? Richard Stursberg whines that people in Canada are not paying enough in taxes to support its public broadcaster. Money for what? Taxes being used to pay Strombo to sit for four […]

an opinion about CBC Radio 2

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Radio 2 ruckus

Scrolling eye reports from the scene, Cosmo Canuck has photos from Vancouver and The Collaborative Piano blog has videos of ruckus raisers as well as Russell Smith.

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