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Hitler learns of Stursberg’s dismissal

Richard Stursberg fired

Knowlton Nash

“When Richard was appointed executive vice-president of CBC Television six years ago he brought with him a revolution that shook the foundation of the organization and eventually of the whole of our English services. He challenged every premise, attacked conventional wisdom, and uprooted whole parts of the internal culture. Six years later, the institution is […]

One Less Bell to Answer, One Less Egg to Fry

August 6, 2010 – Richard Stursberg, executive vice-president, English services, is leaving CBC/Radio-Canada effective today. When Richard was appointed executive vice-president of CBC Television six years ago, he brought with him a revolution that shook the foundation of the organization and eventually the whole of our English services. He challenged every premise, attacked conventional wisdom, […]

The post-Burman CBC

The Ryerson Review of Journalism is writing about the CBC again. This time in a bit called: “Beyond Repair.” It covers familiar ground, particularly for longterm Tea Makers readers. In fact, it’s hard to believe that anyone besides a Tea Makers reader would want to glance at this thing. Magid’s role is downplayed. Ian Morrison […]

Cumulative earlistenery

Richard Stursberg

The CBC intends to aggressively push its content onto multiple digital platforms by negotiating deals with the cable and satellite companies while building on partnerships with the major digital players like iTunes and Google. Or so Inside The CBC tells us was discussed, at some point in time, at an undisclosed location, by a jowly […]

They think they’re entitled

In the arena of 21st century popular culture, you can get away with illegally invading sovereign nations to steal their oil and opium, even if you murder tens of thousands of innocents along the way. But when prominent public meat puppets from Adam Giambrone to Tiger Woods cynically pounce on any and every young thing […]

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 […]

Air Farce launch surprise attack!

Air Farce launch surprise attack!

The once campy and innocent Royal Canadian Air Farce initiated a friendly fire attack campaign on its colleagues of the CBC. Under the guise of a pre-tape for their New Years Eve chucklefest the event quickly became a throwdown with its tight-wad overlords of English TV. Targets included the always cuddly VP Richard Stursberg, the mortally wounded CBC News HUB, […]

Doesn’t take criticism well

Doesn't take criticism well

Tough guy Richard Stursberg knows more about broadcasting than anyone else in this country, and he doesn’t care what you think. Having alienated every single person at the CBC (except one), he has no hesitation in doing the same with its audience. Got a complaint? He’ll insult your intelligence, and question your integrity for good […]

Richard Stursberg

“One thing we should remember is that the papers are owned by our competitors… so I think you can draw your own conclusions about where they are going.” – Richard Stursberg on criticism

The last generation of CBC News

‘I want to mock you again for your half-assed work and lacklustre commitment. I know that each one of your skills and talents will be wasted in news content that is built on a foundation of conformity, passivity, and commitment to abandon a standard of journalism faster than anyone else in this country’

An open letter to the President from concerned CBC staff

Open letter to Hubie about Stursberg and Linder

Richard Stursberg

“As Canada’s national public broadcaster, we have an unsurpassed reputation in the field of sports reporting, which will be available to more Canadians through the Post‘s readership. CBC.ca’s financial news content will be enhanced by one of Canada’s most trusted and respected sources of business news.” – Stursberg on CBC.ca sharing content with the National […]

This just in: Canadian public broadcaster failing to explain virtues of becoming American

‘Kevin O’Leary to Bring a Right-Wing View to the CBC’

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