From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:
Link: CBC’s The National and its evolution – still strangely unengaged
It is no longer the baffling, near-hallucinatory experience it was during its first week with multiple hosts and a new format. Still, it is sometimes hard to fathom its exact mandate and purpose as a nightly news program. The new format was off-putting to some of CBC TV’s loyal viewers and it’s possible they have never returned. If they do, they will find an improved program but one that can be excruciatingly unengaging. Continue reading.