Link: You want a top-notch broadcaster, Canada? Show CBC the money

From Kate Taylor of The Globe and Mail:

Five years ago, Canadians were paying $34 each for the CBC’s services; today the combination of budget cuts and a growing population have whittled that number to about $29, and yet Canadians keep asking why the CBC doesn’t do a better job. Standing around in the CBC el-cheapo noodle shop waving the $20 bill that will pay for dinner as though they some kind of big spenders, Canadians demand to know why Susur Lee isn’t working behind the counter cooking up gourmet fusion. Continue reading.