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Speech: Jean-Pierre Blais at the Banff World Media Festival

From a media release:

The new television age
Content is abundant in today’s television age. It’s available from countless sources, on countless devices, at any time of the day or night. Now more than ever, viewers control and customize their television experiences. Choice is the reality of this age. But that reality is not without challenges. The players in the traditional television system must adapt if they are to survive. Broadcasters and creators must find new ways to bring content to viewers as they move away from appointment-based viewing and toward on-demand consumption.

We at the CRTC were mindful of such changes, the pace with which they unfolded and the challenges they created. We’re not blind to the industry—despite what some occasionally say. It’s why, even as far back as the summer of 2013—at this very festival, no less—I told you a few truths about the broadcasting industry. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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