Posts Tagged "CBC news"

Book Launch of SAVING THE CBC by Wade Rowland at Furby House Books, Port Hope

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Author Events | 0 comments

Reading and Author Event May 3, 2013 Time: 7:00pm Location: Furby House Books, 65 Walton Street, Port Hope, ON Wade Rowland, author of “Saving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service” will be signing books and discussing how he came to write Saving the CBC. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to pre-order a book, contact Furby House Books at 905-885-7296 Asked to name the institutions that best define this country, most Canadians place our public broadcaster somewhere high on the list. But there is a very real danger that the CBC will not survive beyond the next two...

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Commercial sponsorship and the news: can they be compatible on CBC?

Posted by on Aug 4, 2012 in Articles-Blog | Comments Off on Commercial sponsorship and the news: can they be compatible on CBC?

© 2012 by Wade Rowland In 2009 CBC television news, under prodding by the then-VP for English language programming Richard Stursberg, completely revamped its on-air appearance. The set for the flagship evening newscast The National went from a traditional desk and over-the-shoulder graphic arrangement to something borrowed from Star Trek: the Next Generation. What was intended to become a familiar stable of correspondents was selected and groomed to provide a more stylish and animated approach to their on-camera presentation. What had previously been an occasional use of faked throws from...

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