There’s certainly evidence to support the idea that CBC executives are a lot more interested in being successful as a commercial entity than they are enamoured with the far less cool kids concept of being a competent public broadcaster.
Dear reader, As The Hub enters its third year you are going to see some exciting changes on our platform. Thanks to the generosity of our foundation funders and the over one…
The Hub is celebrating its second anniversary by announcing a new team of contributing writers that will be regularly filling our pages with topnotch insights.
For our one-year anniversary, we published ten lessons that we had learned over The Hub’s initial twelve months. In light of this year’s sustained period of high inflation, we’ve opted for eleven lessons for The Hub’s Year Two.
The government’s online news legislation is winding its way to a final showdown with big tech companies while Facebook’s parent company Meta is doubling down on its threat to ban news from its platform if the bill becomes law.
This budget has been Jagmeet Singh approved: The Hub Roundtable on the government’s staggering amounts of spending
This week’s Hub Dialogue Roundtable discusses this week’s federal budget, which paints an increasingly grim portrait of the Canadian economy and the state of the Liberal government. We also talk to Kevin Chan, the global director and head of public policy in Canada for Meta, who gives us his perspective on Bill C-18.
Before scrapping the CBC entirely, we should discuss fixing the funding disparity between French and English programming. The CBC is chronically underfunded compared to its Radio-Canada counterpart.
This week’s Hub Dialogue Roundtable discusses the appointment of David Johnston to the position of special rapporteur looking into interference by the Chinese government in Canadian elections. Plus, the government’s two controversial bills designed to regulate the internet.
Whatever the Trudeau government’s motivation, Bill C-11 is a case of bad policy that overestimates the role of government and underestimates the efficiency of decentralized markets.
Modern digital newsrooms built by innovators and entrepreneurs are at risk of becoming the babies thrown out with Bill C-18’s reactionary bath water.