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Web Wars: The Unfair Advantage of the CBC

The CBC is very pleased with itself. It airs commercials declaring that CBC.CA is the number one web site in the country. But like the Gemini Awards, there’s not much of a contest going on. When CTV or Global/CanWest/Shaw sets up a web site, they have to compete with other sites for advertising dollars. They […]

Toronto prefers Classical music to CBC Radio 2

Toronto prefers Classical music to CBC Radio 2

SOURCE: BBM as posted at Hennesey & Bray Communications Of 21 radio stations in the Greater Toronto market, CBC Radio 2 is tied in 16th place. Yet the CBC will tell you they know what they’re doing. Using government funds to create radio programming that nobody wants.

Where are the Canadians?

Where are the Canadians?

In two episodes of six so far, no Canadian academics have been heard from in the CBC documentary Love, Hate & Propaganda.

The CBC, Jian Ghomeshi, and Wikipedia’s ‘conflict of interest’

The CBC, Jian Ghomeshi, and Wikipedia's 'conflict of interest'

If you’re eager to learn more about the many accomplishments of Jian Ghomeshi and the high regard in which he holds himself, there are three presumably reliable places to go. There’s the CBC page of his biography. There’s Jian’s own home page. And there’s good old Wikipedia. And if you do go to each of […]

Manufacturing Boredom

Manufacturing Boredom

It’s more than lies and spin that can control a nation. It can be done by omission. By what’s not being said. The Hour and re-branding of Newsworld has been shown to be empty heroics, and resulted in both a dumbing down and slowing down of any vitality and daring in news coverage and broadcast […]

Billy Bob Thornton underestimated me

A re-visit, and closer look, at the misunderstanding that captured the civilized world’s attention. In this brief version, Jian Ghomeshi adds additional commentary, to help put it all in context. Context, is everything. from his remarks at Ryerson University: “We were ready to do a half an hour interview about his, quite frankly, mediocre music, […]

Go to Haiti, Mike

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