CBC Radio launches a two-part series tomorrow on News 2.0: The Future of News in an Age of Social Media What is now called the “mainstream media” has lost its control over the tools of its trade, and its importance as a centre of social and political influence. The business and philosophical model both appear […]
Not a bad report from CBC Ottawa on the rise of the social media communicator – except for the news anchor’s clumsy reference to how you could be “a professional tweeple”. Anyone know the singular form of “tweeple”?
The editor-in-chief of English-language news at the CBC, Tony Burman, has resigned and will leave the corporation July 13. Burman has been with the the public broadcaster for almost 35 years, and for the past seven has overseen English news on radio, television and CBC.ca. He told staff he was leaving because he had done the job long […]
CBC.ca has launched a new front page design, plus new section fronts for Radio [pictured above] and Sports. All three front pages, like the CBC News front which was redesigned a while ago, are built to the now-common 1024-pixel width. Story pages and the CBC TV front page remain at 800-pixels wide, however, so are looking old-fashioned […]
Andrew Lundy, senior producer at CBCSports.ca, is interviewed via instant messaging on the Tea Makers blog. It’s an interesting chat, once you get past the fact that Lundy is being interviewed by a blogger who claims to work for the CBC but won’t reveal his/her identity [just like most everyone who adds comments to the blog]. Having […]
Only a week after the CBC announced the resignation of CBC.ca chief Sue Gardner, comes word that her counterpart at the Corporation’s French website radio-canada.ca is also departing. Tod Mafin reports that Yann Paquet is leaving CBC to join Reader’s Digest.
Sue Gardner has commented on her reasons for resigning as head of CBC.ca, saying she’s looking for a “new challenge”. Staff were told on Tuesday that Gardner would be leaving the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on June 1, after almost 17 years in various CBC roles. I emailed her to ask why, and she responded as […]
The head of CBC.ca has resigned after 17 years with the public broadcaster and online publisher. Strangely, the official CBC blog offers no information on why Sue Gardner is leaving or where she’s going, but it seems a case of short-notice, as her final day will be June 1, barely two weeks from now.
The Government has appointed Timothy Casgrain to be the new Chair of the CBC, replacing author Guy Fournier who resigned last year after he spoke at length about bowel movements during an interview (of course you remember). Casgrain is currently Chair of aviation company Skyservice Investments Inc. Canadian Journalist picks up the story.
The CBC is the only major Canadian news website choosing not to run pictures and video that Virigina Tech killer Cho Seung-Hui mailed to US network NBC. CBC editor-in-chief Tony Burman said on his blog that the material would not be broadcast on CBC’s radio or television programs either: …we debated the issue throughout the […]