From John Doyle of The Globe & Mail:
CRTC’s new plans: Quality over quantity? Good luck with that
If there’s a sinking feeling in some quarters of the Canadian TV racket following the announced CRTC regulatory changes, that’s wrong. The challenge presented is to be better, not entitled.
Excuse my rant but vast fortunes have been made in the sweatshop environment of Canadian content made for broadcasters, particularly specialty channels, who have been obliged to air locally made content. An easy dollar for producers and many of those involved. Continue reading.