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#310 Why Is The CBC So Schitty?

January 19, 2020

How the CBC is losing friends and alienating Canadians

#199 The Sun Never Sets On The Netflix Empire

February 7, 2019

Is Netflix threatening Canadian culture through neo-imperialism? Never mind the copyright infringement, was the Conservative Party’s Heritage Minute any good? And did the new Indigenous Languages Act accomplish anything? 

Oh, So I’m The Idiot

March 29, 2018

Hot takes! If the CBC runs a picture of you without your consent, do they owe you a column? And why was one Canadian taxpayer-subsidized show available on Netflix everywhere around the world — except in Canada? Courtney Shea co-hosts.

It’s The End Of CanCon As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

October 9, 2017

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly had the thankless task of crafting a new culture plan that was sure to disappoint. She is now being viciously attacked by the press.

SHORT CUTS – Will You Denounce Terry Milewski’s Moustache?

October 5, 2017

Coverage of the Edmonton terror attack, the CBC’s bizarre interview with Jagmeet Singh and media reaction to the new CanCon plan.

Free money for being old: a guide to the Netflix Tax

September 14, 2014

The CBC, Ontario and Quebec say they want to tax Netflix to pay for CanCon TV. The Harper government says there will be no Neflix tax as long as they remain in power.

They’re all full of it. A Netflix tax is impossible. Journalist Steve Faguy explains why.

MuchMusic isn’t dead, but we should probably kill it

July 28, 2014

Show notes Episode Rundown   0:42 The eulogies of MuchMusic (link) (link) (link) 01:50 Greg O’Brien, Editor & publisher of (link) 03:12 Moses Znaimer (link) 03:28 Peter Nygard (link) 04:58 “…under their CRTC licence, they have to air 12 hours of music videos everyday. They accepted that when they took ownership of the licence. … Continued

MuchMusic isn’t dead, but we should probably kill it

July 27, 2014

MuchMusic and dozens of other specialty channels collect millions of dollars a year from subscribers who didn’t ask for them and don’t watch them. Meanwhile, channels are laying off their staffs and producing less meaningful content than ever. Is it time to cut the cord on the protected cable business?

Canadian Television Is Doomed

April 28, 2014

The CRTC is unbundling cable channels, but will anyone subscribe to cable TV in 5 years anyhow?

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