April 22, 2014

No, the CBC's Not Cool. Nor Should It Be

Konrad Yakabuski, Globe and Mail

CBC

It must be alternately infuriating and demoralizing to work for the CBC. The English-language television broadcaster gets zero public praise. Everyone’s a critic and the private media seem out to delegitimize your very existence. But that’s what you sign up for when you take a job at an institution Canadians not only own, but delight in “reimagining.”

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: CBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canada

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

April 16, 2014
U.S. Elections Are Rigged but Canada Can Help
Andrew Prokop, Vox
Is it possible to end gerrymandering? Well, the country just north of us managed to pull it off. "Canadian reapportionment was highly partisan from the beginning until the 1960s," writes Charles Paul Hoffman in the Manitoba Law... more ››
April 21, 2014
Canada Is Botching Great War Centenary
J.L. Granatstein, Globe & Mail
The government has a long list of events and commemorations, to be sure. But there is no new money behind this string of events – government departments, agencies and Crown corporations have been ordered to finance the... more ››
April 22, 2014
Canada: The Next Oil Superpower?
Robert Collier, The National Interest
Canada’s unique brand of pipeline politics is driven by its strategic need to find new customers in Europe and Asia. Fully 97 percent of Canada’s oil exports go to the United States, where crude prices have been... more ››
April 13, 2014
Why Quebec Finally Saw the Light
Brian Wilson, The Scotsman
Quebec has suffered from two decades of constitutional uncertainty, causing droves of companies to leave and stunting inward investment. I think there is already more of that going on here than is admitted. Certainly, if the... more ››
Justin Trudeau, all his life, has been an international traveller. Stephen Harper is a backwater Machiavelli that would pave Palestine for a few votes. Trudeau is our Churchill. Harper is our Chamberlain, with none of the charm. ... more ››