In his Observer piece, Andrew Potter is bang on the money. 522 more words
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It was announced Wednesday that Ottawa’s local CTV station (CJOH) was firing some of its on-air talent in a bid to boost profits. Gone are long-time newscaster Carol Anne Meehan and sports reporter Carolyn Waldo, and CTV Morning Live’s Lois Lee. 509 more words
CJOH, later CTV Ottawa, has long been the home for drama.
It had a well-liked sportscaster (Brian Smith) shot to death in the parking lot in 1995. 742 more words
As the voters in the last election demonstrated, hell hath no fury like a Canadian scorned.
That is why the Big Giant Heads at Bell Media are getting a snootful of anger over the firing of popular radio and television hosts across Canada. 25,427 more words
Longtime co-anchor Carol Anne Meehan — the face of Ottawa’s 6 o’clock television news for decades — topped the list of casualties Tuesday in a swath of job cuts at CTV News Ottawa and radio station CFRA, both owned by Bell Media. 913 more words