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Media Beat
November 20, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

November 17, 2017
by David Farrell

Canada’s telecom watchdog has released its annual Communications Monitoring Report that tracks the listening and viewing habits of Canadians, and reports on trends and revenues for radio, TV and television service providers.

November 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian independent music sector needs to be aware that the gravy-train days of funding from Canada's commercial radio sector are over and this fact will impact FACTOR and many local initiatives.

November 15, 2017
by External Source

Ian Scott, the chairman of the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission, delivered his first public address yesterday at Shaw Centre in Ottawa yesterday, at the International Institute of Communications’ annual Law and Policy Conference. What follows is a transcript of that speech.

November 10, 2017
by External Source

Building a sense of personal, one-on-one connection with individual listeners has always been the cornerstone of radio’s success. Creating this connection has enabled radio to overcome an ongoing series of new technologies, such as LPs, tapes and MP3 players.

November 8, 2017
by FYI Staff

TV viewing time, cable subscriptions and radio listenership are showing marginal declines, but IPTV providers are showing double-digit growth, and online video services in Canada reached almost $2 billion in revenues. Collectively, broadcasters and television service providers invested $3.1 billion in the production of Canadian programming in 2016.

Media Beat
October 30, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

October 16, 2017
by David Farrell

The conference will be the first public address since Simard started her five-year term as vice-chair of Broadcasting at the CRTC in September.

Media Beat
October 16, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
October 11, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment inside and beyond Canada's borders.

October 6, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

September 28, 2017
by David Farrell

With the blessing of the CRTC, Bell Media has unplugged grant-based funding of music videos and EPKs long after its primary channels aired either. From Bell's perspective, it was time to stop underwriting content destined for YouTube.