Two-thirds of Canadians believe that foreign ownership of broadcast and cable companies would lead to less Canadian-made cultural content, a poll commissioned by Friends of Canadian Broadcasting sugge...
When it comes to blogging, we're still insecure. With over a decade of blogging under our global belts, it's still a new and developing form of communications and media that has yet to fully mature and find it's permanent place in the media landscape. But it could help your company a lot.
I suggest this whole incident be seen as an important moment. It is clear many, many Canadians are scared about the ideologically driven Federal government under Harper: Mr. Harper: take note. Conservative values are not Canadian values and many people are increasingly enraged by your policies.
While 2010 saw businesses dip their toes in the social media pond, 2011 confirmed that social media is here to stay. Facebook reached the status of the third largest country in the world surpassing 600 million members.
MONTREAL - BCE Inc. posted a 41.4 per cent jump in its third-quarter net income, helped by strong wireless results and by its recently re-acquired CTV assets _ part of the telecom company's push into...
Over the past 40 years it has become something of an institution in Toronto -- beloved by some, despised by others, but always competitive, periodically incestuous, often irritatingly cheerful, occasionally naughty, and ever determined to be itself and to hell with what critics think.
When prisoners rioted at the Kingston Pen over Dickensian conditions, taking hostages along the way, they demanded that Ron Haggart be present to guarantee the negotiations. He saved lives that day.
TORONTO - The income disparity that has prompted thousands of people to "Occupy Wall Street" in the U.S. is less of an issue in Canada, where the movement seems to have less momentum than its more rob...
Television has always been based on two pillars: Destination. From "Must See TV" to your favorite sitcoms on Thursday night, you could always tell what the conversation around the water co...
To say that Occupy Toronto has received comprehensive media coverage is an understatement. Since the demonstrations kicked off on Saturday, a small army of reporters, photographers and TV trucks has...
Like the disappearance of the landline telephone, the withering of cable will be less about long-time subscribers making a bold shift than about successive generations below them simply failing to sign up for a service they see as an unnecessary encumbrance.
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In a world where books struggle with their own digitization and only a small few earn the right to have a book deal that can turn into a blockbuster movie, it seems like comic book culture grows and still has a certain level of protectionism when it comes to the value of the actual physical paper.
Once upon a time, policy-making was about finding the best ideas to solve a problem. Today, policy process is no longer about finding the best ideas. It is mainly about managing different interest groups, many of whom are in a position to derail a process they don't like.
The Web is not a printed sheet of paper and those publishing content online should experiment with what that means. It won't only make the news online more interesting, it may actually make it worth paying for.
The lives of thin women revolve around denial, restrictions, guilt, and depression over failing... I know because I'd been hiding my own fat monster and had to appease it with Prozac and talk therapy. Still, I suppose, I'd rather be sad than fat. And so would Kate Middleton, probably. And so would you.
OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's open disdain for the news media has helped his party raise money and rally the Conservative troops. As the lurid phone-hacking scandal unfolds in Britain, the prime minister'...
THE CANADIAN PRESS — TORONTO - The Ontario Press Council is denying allegations of a "politically correct mentality" after Sun Media withdrew its membership from the provincial print-media watchdog. E...
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.A) reported losses in the third quarter as it pulled in less advertising revenues and paid out higher expenses. The owner of the...
Bell Media announced on Thursday that they have nabbed one-time Global anchor Kevin Newman to co-host CTV's Question Period with current host Craig Oliver. Newman is taking over for the Globe and Mail...
Stephen Harper has worked hard in the past eight years to de-legitimize the role of the media in the political system. He deliberately worked to create bad feeling with the Parliamentary Press Gallery, then hammed up the role of victim when the press fought back. And the press didn't fight hard.