In the news: CBC is ‘Canada’s most important cultural institution’

John Doyle of the Globe and Mail isn’t crazy about Richard Stursberg’s CBC as coffeeshop analogy:

  • How do you take your CBC?
    “Can it possibly be meant literally? That means humdrum-populist, rehashed and formulaic television, programming that cannot in any way be distinguished from commercial broadcasters. It means the absence of creativity and risk-taking, which are the hallmarks of public broadcasting, anywhere.” Read more.