From Cassandra Szklarski of The Canadian Press:
A new era for CBC, hopefully: Things could finally start looking up for the beleaguered public broadcaster in 2016
Itâ€™s been a heck of a year for the CBC â€” a scathing report denounced managers for their handling of the Jian Ghomeshi affair while former anchors Amanda Lang and Evan Solomon faced controversies of their own.
All the while, the CBC continued to grapple with steep budget cuts that slashed news broadcasts, gutted sports and documentary divisions and put for sale signs in front of aging facilities.
But with a more CBC-friendly Liberal government now holding the purse strings, could things finally be looking up for the beleaguered public broadcaster?
Many observers seem to think so. Continue reading.