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History Repeats – Centralization of Media Ownership in Canada – Part 5


In Part 4 of this series, we discussed the evidence presented to the Committee and their recommendations for policies that should be enacted. For this part, its argued that the Committee’s observations were very similar to those carried out in the decades previous. The Davey Committee in the 1970’s, and the Kent Commission in the… Continue Reading »


The Committees Results – Centralization of Media Ownership in Canada – Part 4


In part 3, we looked at the specific case of the report published by the Canadian Media Guild, speaking out against the centralization of Canadian media. This part will attempt to cement the evidence of the imminent dangers due to the centralization of media and the inefficiencies the broadcasting regulator – the CRTC at the… Continue Reading »


The Fallen Giant – Centralization of Media Ownership in Canada – Pt 2


The Titan To really begin to understand the nuances of media concentration and its influence, we must look at the case of CanWest Global. As explained in part 1 of this series, Canwest Communications used to be a giant in the communications media industry before it went bankrupt due to issues with debt. CanWest was… Continue Reading »

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