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GOVERNMENT CUTS CANADIAN NETWORK’S FUNDING

March 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is expected to be hit hard by the decision of the Stephen Harper government to cut funds for itself, Telefilm Canada, and the National Film Board of Canada. The cuts were announced Thursday and will take effect gradually over the next three years. Daily Variety quoted Ian Morrison, spokesman for Friends […]

PBS, CBC TO AIR DOCUMENTARY ABOUT NEWS CORP SCANDAL

March 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

PBS in the U.S. and the CBC in Canada plan to air a Frontline documentary on Tuesday, March 27 titled “Murdoch’s Scandal,” dealing with the telephone hacking and bribery scandal that threatens to bring down the man regarded as the world’s most powerful media mogul. The documentary is being produced by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lowell […]

CANADIAN SPORTS ANCHOR FIRED FOR TWEETS ON GAY MARRIAGE

May 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Damian Goddard, a Canadian sports anchor, has been fired after sending messages on Twitter voicing opposition to gay marriage and supporting what he called “the traditional and TRUE meaning of marriage.” The CBC reported on Thursday that following the tweets, Goddard’s employer, Rogers Sportsnet, issued its own tweet saying that Goddard’s views do not express […]