In defence of the CRTC

From Kelly Lynne Ashton of Butter Tarts and Brown Drinks:

Does Canadian TV need an overhaul? Maybe. Probably.
Does the Canadian broadcasting system need improvement? I think we can all agree to that, including the CRTC. Without the CRTC how do we do that? Do we advocate scrapping the Broadcasting Act and the CRTC with it and let the free market dictate what gets made and who airs it? I seriously do not think that any of us want the broadcasting system that we’d end up with then, it as it would likely be nothing but retransmission of US signals. Continue reading.