Link: Does the CBC define Canadian culture?

From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:

Link: Does the CBC define Canadian culture?
But the CBC is there permanently, looming over everything, and last week’s shindig was more peculiar than usual. It was less about announcing a new season of CBC TV and mentioning some radio achievement than it was about announcing that the CBC is the crucible of Canadian culture. The CBC’s own perception of itself is that in a chaotic, shifting media landscape, the CBC is reliable, trusted and more Canadian than anything or anybody in the country. Continue reading.

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One thought on “Link: Does the CBC define Canadian culture?”

  1. I’ll be interested in reading this. teach the history of the CBC in my media class. My quick answer is that the CBC doesn’t really reflect Canadian culture. It seems to have abandoned that purpose, and, when it does try to do reflect Canadian culture, it fails miserably.

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