Link: In the era of Netflix, what do we want Canadian Content to be?

From Callum Marsh of the National Post:

Link: In the era of Netflix, what do we want Canadian Content to be?
What these flustered complaints share is an uncertainty about the very nature of “Canadian Content.” The presumption that we have an accepted, universal definition of “content that reflects our identity and our history” – fostered by politicians eager to appear patriotic and protective of national interests – makes it difficult to determine realistically what we want from art and culture in Canada, and next to impossible to legislate the kind of policy that could make it happen. It’s easy to say that Joly’s plan doesn’t do enough. It’s harder to say what it ought to do better.  Continue reading.

 

 

 

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Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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