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Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting is an independent media watchdog supported by 360,000 Canadians who share a commitment to expanding the quality and quantity of Canadian radio, television and online programming. Friends relies ent...

News Releases

EFJ Alarmed by Restructuring in French, German and British International Public Broadcasters
2011-04-21
European Federation of Journalists (EFJ)
Today the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the European group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), expressed its concerns over restructurings and downsizing taking place in m...
European Commission launches action against Poland following EU-wide protest
2016-01-13
International Federation of Journalists
The International and European Federation of Journalists have welcomed the action against Poland's restrictive media law.
IFJ/EFJ Call for Greek Government to Revoke Closure of Public Broadcaster
2013-06-13
International Federation of Journalists
Journalists' organizations call on the Greek government to immediately revoke their unprecedented decision to close down its public broadcasting station ERT.
Media unions oppose closure of Greek public broadcaster ERT
2013-06-13
UNI MEI Global Union
UNI MEI calls for resistance to support Greek public service broadcasting, its workers and their union POSPERT
Quality Public Services Also Needed in Media, Say IFJ and UNI MEI on World Public Service Day
2011-06-23
Sources News Releases
Today the International Federation of Journalists and its European group the European Federation of Journalists, together with UNI Global Union Media Entertainment & Arts (UNI-MEI) expressed their joi...
RSF calls for firm EU stance if Poland does not abandon new media law
2016-01-11
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the European Commission to be firm with Poland if the two-month-old national-conservative 'Law and Justice' (PiS) government fails to abandon the media law tha...

Sources Select Resources

Britain's Own Pravda-Style Propaganda
Ten Years Of 'Involvement' In Afghanistan
Article
2011
Medialens
Imagine Britain had been invaded and occupied by armed forces from another region of the world with China, for example, as a significant ‘partner’ in the ‘coalition’. Imagine tens of thousands of Brit...
Cuts, Canadian Culture and the CBC
Berton, Pierre
Article
1986
Sources
Canadian drams gives us a sense of community.
Television news cuts at CBC will hurt Canadians
Article
2014
Canadian Association of Journalists
The Canadian Association of Journalists expresses its concern over the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s decision to reduce its workforce in coming years by up to 1,500 employees.
What needs to happen to save and rebuild the CBC
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2014
Can the CBC be saved and restored? Probably. But it will take some time and some good luck, as well as some heavy duty political lobbying. It is important that CBC supporters, including those who hav...

Sources Bookshelf

The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
Book
1996
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting
Tracey, Michael
Book
1998
In a public system, television producers acquire money to make programmes. In a commercial system they make programmes to acquire money. However simple, this little epigram articulates the divergence ...

Media

Knowledge Network
Funded by an annual operating grant from the provincial government and donations from loyal viewers, Knowledge Network offers commercial-free creative documentaries, arts and culture, drama and childr...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The 1991 Broadcasting Act states that... "...the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the national public broadcaster, should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of prog...
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission
Responsible for regulating Canada's broadcasting and telecommunications systems.


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