From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:
Canadian TV is a place of squalor and neglect
Iâ€™m surprised it took him so long to recognize that Canadian TV execs are extremely rich and donâ€™t care much about fulfilling their mandated obligations to the Canadian culture. Itâ€™s a lucrative racket. If we see television as a landscape filled with a variety of buildings and edifices, then Canadian commercial TV execs are slum landlords, getting rich by bilking pitiful tenants. What they own and manage, in terms of Canadian content, is a place of squalor and neglect. A slum. Continue reading.