Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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The CBC Facebook project got hijacked. This is a surprise?

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).

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Thu, June 28 2007 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off

‘Now’ writer takes hard shot at Strombo

Barrett Hooper sayeth: “The Hour’s weak and whiny host can’t sustain CBC’s hipster entry.” Ouch. :)

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Fri, November 3 2006 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off

The CBC: No broadcasting experience required in the exec suites?

Zerby quotes from a CMG newsletter issued Thursday that three of the top executives at the CBC have no real hands-on experience in the creative, journalistic or technical ends of the public broadcaster.

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Thu, September 1 2005 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off

Hey Strombo fans: I’ve got your candy

Eye had a contributor opine on CBC Newsworld’s The Hour. He was not that complimentary. An excerpt from Adam Nayman’s piece:

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Tue, February 15 2005 » Main Page, Media » 8 Comments

Seven questions with Strombo

The Globe and Mail did a brief Q-and-A with George Stroumboulopoulos, host of the much-hyped The Hour, on CBC Newsworld It’s worth a read.

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Fri, February 11 2005 » Main Page, Media » 2 Comments