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Media union welcomes choice of Tait, industry veteran, 1st woman to lead CBC

The announcement today that television and film industry veteran Catherine Tait will lead the CBC was welcomed by the public broadcaster’s main union.

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) — CWA Canada’s largest Local, which represents thousands of CBC workers — recognized Tait’s… 311 more words

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Eric Reid Thinks He Is Entitled. He Isn't.

Eric Reid thinks he is entitled. He is entitled to a job of his choosing. He is entitled to criticize those who would employ him in that job. 513 more words

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Everyone Who Owns Big Media

Here’s a terrific chart in Recode showing all of the big corporate players in media by market cap and industry segment (Top four are AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, and Disney): 42 more words

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B.C.'s film and television industry at edge of 'perfect storm,' says CEO of Creative B.C.

For the film and television industry in British Columbia, 2017 was a tough year to beat.

A record-breaking $2.6 billion streamed into the province last year, much of it coming from international productions.

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B.C.'s film and television industry at edge of 'perfect storm,' says CEO of Creative B.C.

For the film and television industry in British Columbia, 2017 was a tough year to beat.

A record-breaking $2.6 billion streamed into the province last year, much of it coming from international productions.

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It Is Wrong For Mia Farrow to Use #MeToo in Her Dispute With Woody Allen

In 1992, director and actor Woody Allen, in a shocking breach of trust with his long time companion Mia Farrow, began a relationship with her adopted nineteen-year-old daughter (with her ex-husband and composer Andre Previn). 468 more words

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Trump's attacks against a biased liberal media obscure one fact: it doesn't exist | Lucia Graves

The makeup of US television and news media staff may skew Democrat, but its power is conservative and has been since style before Trump came along… 810 more words

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