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Articles related to CBC cuts and the campaign to make CBC strong
By  CMG  •  Posted on  July 22, 2014

[Updated regularly with most recent pieces at the top]

The Globe and Mail: Jeffrey Simpson: Let Parliament write the CBC’s script
http://m.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/let-parliament-write-the-cbcs-script/article19885136/?service=mobile&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=Referrer:+Social+Network+/+Media&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links

The Toronto Star – Letter CBC needed now more than ever
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2014/07/29/cbc_needed_now_more_than_ever.html

Le Droit – Martin Théberge – Pour un Radio-Canada fort partout au pays
http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/opinions/votre-opinion/201407/29/01-4787520-pour-un-radio-canada-fort-partout-au-pays.php

The Toronto Star Barry Kiefl: Hubert Lacroix must fight for CBC – or resign
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/07/21/hubert_lacroix_must_fight_for_cbc_or_resign.html

Le Monde’s Marc-Olivier Bherer : Radio Canada, victime de l’allergie à la dépense publique
http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2014/07/17/radio-canada-victime-de-l-allergie-a-la-depense-publique_4459070_3232.html?xtmc=radio_canada&xtcr=1

Globe and Mail’s Simon Houpt – CBC ‘in peril’ if funding cuts not reversed, former board members say
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/cbc-in-peril-if-funding-cuts-not-reversed-former-board-members-say/article19613536/

Le Devoir’s Philippe Orfali : Graham Fraser n’écarte aucune option
http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/medias/413800/graham-fraser-n-ecarte-aucune-option

Commissioner of Official Languages Urges the Federal Government and CBC to Keep in Mind its Duties with Regard to Official Language Communities
http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/commissioner-official-languages-urges-federal-government-cbc-keep-mind-its-duties-with-1930693.htm

Nine former CBC Board members – Future of CBC Radio-Canada (letter to current CBC Board)
http://www.cmg.ca/en/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/English-Version-July-11-2014.pdf

Neuf anciens membres du c.a. de Radio-Canada – Avenir Radio-Canada/CBC (lettre au c.a. actuel de Radio-Canada)
http://www.cmg.ca/fr/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Version-finale-du-projet-_3_-July-11.pdf

The Peak – Adam Van der Zwan – How to save the CBC – Our national public broadcaster has never been closer to collapsing. Here’s how we can keep it alive
http://www.the-peak.ca/2014/07/how-to-save-the-cbc/

Lambert Express – Pierre-Léon Lafrance– Ça va faire !
http://magazinelambert.com/index.php/item/520-dossier-radio

CBC – Enough is enough, a first-person account
http://cwa-scacanada.ca/retirees/EN/cbc-enough-is-enough-a-first-person-account/

Pierre Asselin Le Soleil – Panique à Radio-Canada
http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/opinions/editoriaux/201406/27/01-4779514-panique-a-radio-canada.php

CMG – Taking Stock – Testimony from the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) – CBC/Radio-Canada cuts on the ground
http://www.cmg.ca/en/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Impact-of-the-CBC-cuts-Monday-June-16-2014-CMG-testimony.pdf

Dr. Wade Rowland – CBC President Hubert Lacroix Should Face the Music
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/wade-rowland/cbc-president-hubert-lacroix_b_5553117.html

The Toronto Star – CBC is foolish to separate news from culture: Salutin
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/07/03/cbc_is_foolish_to_separate_news_from_culture_salutin.html

La Tribune (Presse.ca) –  Radio-Canada: l’offre «télévisuelle de nouvelles régionales sera réduite»
http://www.lapresse.ca/la-tribune/arts/201406/26/01-4779156-radio-canada-loffre-televisuelle-de-nouvelles-regionales-sera-reduite.php

Peter H. Miller – Canadian Television Environmental Scan 2014
http://www.cmg.ca/en/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/TV-Environmental-Scan-26-06-2014-PM-Final.pdf

Former CBC President Tony Manera – Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications – Testimony by former CBC president
http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/SEN/Committee/372/tran/07eva-e.htm?comm_id=19&Language=F&Parl=37&Ses=2

Ekos –The End of the CBC? Public Wisdom on the CBC, hockey, and Sochi (with a polling thought exercise)
http://www.ekospolitics.com/index.php/2014/02/the-end-of-the-cbc/

40 journalists protest reported plans to close down documentary team at CBC
http://www.cmg.ca/en/2014/06/23/40-journalists-protest-reported-plans-to-close-down-documentary-team-at-cbc/

Huffington Post – Radio-Canada: Nous aussi nous sommes inquiets (lettre de jeunes de moins de 35 ans venus de tous horizons)
http://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/gabriel-nadeaudubois/radio-canada-inquietudes-compressions_b_5267012.html

Le Devoir – Nous sommes inquiets (lettre de journalistes de Radio-Canada)
http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/medias/406864/coupes-a-la-src-nous-sommes-inquiets

Globe and Mail’s Kate Taylor – Here’s what Jim Flaherty should do with those billions from the spectrum auction
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/heres-what-jim-flaherty-should-do-with-those-billions-from-the-spectrum-auction/article17071868/

Deloitte study: CBC contributes $3.7B to economy
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/cbc-contributes-3-7b-to-economy-study-1.999030

BBC’s Daniel Wilson – Public and Private Broadcasters across the World – The Race to the Top
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/posts/Public-and-Private-Broadcasters-across-the-world-The-race-to-the-top

Reuters Institute for the Study of journalism – Is there Still a Place for Public Service Television? Effects of the Changing Economics of Broadcasting
http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/assets/files/pdf/review_report_research/reuters_symposium/public_service_television.pdf

Marion Ménard – CBC/Radio-Canada: Overview and key issues
http://www.parl.gc.ca/content/lop/researchpublications/2013-92-e.pdf

Nordicity – Analysis of Government Support for Public Broadcasting and other Culture in Canada
http://www.cbc.radio-canada.ca/_files/cbcrc/documents/latest-studies/nordicity-analysis-public-broadcasting-en.pdf

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage – CBC/Radio-Canada – Defining Distinctiveness in the changing media landscape:
http://www.parl.gc.ca/housepublications/publication.aspx?docid=3297009&File=9

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