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Media managers are wondering what went wrong. They are asking why journalism doesn't pay any more. If the solutions are hard to discern, they have only to look at the technology they so eagerly embrace. It's the digital technology. It has spread throughout many industries including journalism, like a virus.
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CBC has boasted that 50 per cent of the cost of its TV services is paid for by advertising revenue. No more. In the year ending August 2015, CBC English TV ad revenue fell off a cliff and was barely $100 million, well under 20 per cent of TV revenues. Funding from taxpayers is now four times greater than ad revenues.
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Resources are being cut and this gives me reason to be afraid. Producers will no longer have as much time to seek out people like me, and I believe instead they'll resort to their usual talking heads who can't relate or provide the same commentary as somebody with living with mental illness.
The CEO attributed the decision to "increasingly fierce competition."
A government with a hate-on for its workers doesn't just go after those still employed; it also revels in undermining the security of its former workers: us retirees.This year has seen the implementation of an additional $500 payment for my healthcare plan. Despite protests from our retirees association and from the unions, the government effectively broke our contract and unilaterally imposed the extra charge.
Conservative MP and Treasury Board president Tony Clement lashed out against a report recently released by a Halifax-based think-tank that claims 4,000 federal jobs will leave Atlantic Canada in the n...
MONTREAL - Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced it's cutting about 300 jobs across Canada, most of them in Montreal.Julie-Catherine Racine, a spokesman for Pfizer Canada, said Sunday that the cut...
Ontario can lead Canada again in competitiveness and job creation, but only by getting our economic fundamentals right. A big one is the need to open up economic opportunities for individual workers -- not union bosses. That's what "Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets" is all about.
OTTAWA - A fourth wave of job loss notifications washed over the federal public service Wednesday as the Conservatives appeared to be trying to shore up support for the cuts.Union leaders reported tha...
OTTAWA - It was a tense day for the civil service Wednesday as the axe began to fall on jobs following last week's federal budget.Everything from commerce to culture was affected as departments began...
(CBC) -- Defence Minister Peter MacKay says his department is conducting a "strategic review" of its staff in response to unconfirmed media reports that his department will cut 2,100 of its public ser...