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Snippets from a globeandmail.com online q-and-a about newspapers

Globe and Mail deputy editor Sylvia Stead and media reporter Grant Robertson made themselves available for an online chat on Tuesday. Some excerpts and observations:

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Make the CBC unabashedly elitist

National Post comment editor Jonathan Kay says the only real reason to keep the CBC going is to preserve and promote intellectual elitism across this great land of ours. From the National Post: Though I've spent a good part of my National Post career railing against the CBC's left-wing bias (anyone remember a noisy 2003-era […]

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CBC looking at hundreds of jobs losses, maybe more

Heritage Minister James Moore has put a number on possible job losses at the CBC,  and it ain't pretty. From Sun Media: (posted March 17) The CBC needs to “stop chasing revenues and eyeballs,” says the minister responsible for the public broadcaster. In a wide-ranging interview with Sun Media, Heritage Minister James Moore also said CBC layoffs […]

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