Back in the 1990s, the painful job cuts the CBC went through were referred to as a “hollowing out,” if I remember correctly. Outwardly, things seemed the same, but inside, the core was gone from the tree. If the Conservative government forces a 10 per cent cut on the CBC in a bid to rein […]
Globe and Mail TV critic John Doyle thinks he’s found a pattern at the CBC, with its tolerance of hockey commentator Don Cherry’s forays into politics and the right-wing tilt of business “dragon” Kevin O’Leary.
Check it out at CBC.ca. This new design is much cleaner and more compact. There’s a minor gateway to user-generated content. As one whistle, it offered a link to live coverage of World Cup two-man bobsleigh racing from Whistler, B.C. But for the most part, not much news video evident. If you want to go on […]
This caught my eye in a Ryerson Review of Journalism article on the challenges facing CBC News.
Jeffrey Dvorkin, a one-time managing editor and chief journalist of CBC Radio, offers his thoughts on the Corpse’s big strategic idea to replace announcers with journalists.
Last night, Barbara Budd, the longtime co-host of CBC Radio One’s As It Happens, said she was leaving the show on April 30. And then it came out today that it wasn’t her decision.
From TheStar.com: Barbara Budd, longtime co-host of CBC Radio One’s nightly telephone call-out news magazine As it Happens, is calling it quits.
Jane Chalmers is stepping down as vice-president of CBC Radio, leaving expanded local programming as her main legacy.
Globeandmail.com posted a CP story about how the CBC/Facebook wish list project got hijacked by special interest groups (something the blogosphere has noted for some time).
Barrett Hooper sayeth: “The Hour’s weak and whiny host can’t sustain CBC’s hipster entry.” Ouch. :)