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A Different Point of View....: CBC’s Q aimed at U.S. youth while most Canadians given back seat

When CBC management announced following the dismissal of Jian Ghomeshi last October that the radio program Q would be re-launched, I hoped that we might see a revival of true Canadian arts and culture programming in radio’s morning time slot.

I and tens-of-thousands of other Canadians yearn for the return of programming similar to . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: CBC’s Q aimed at U.S. youth while most Canadians given back seat

The Canadian Progressive: Jian Ghomeshi’s abusive behaviour condoned by CBC: Report

An independent report on the Jian Ghomeshi scandal accuses the management of the CBC of condoning the former Q host’s abusive workplace behaviour.

The post Jian Ghomeshi’s abusive behaviour condoned by CBC: Report appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: PR Firm Navigator Dumps Jian Ghomeshi

High profile public relations firm Navigator announces it’s no longer representing beleaguered former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi.

The post PR Firm Navigator Dumps Jian Ghomeshi appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Dead Wild Roses: The CBC Fires Jian Ghomeshi – Good Riddance Mr. Creeper.

***Let me preface this post with a handy disclaimer for clarification – When women say that have been abused – I believe them.***

 

Okay this story broke over the weekend and the major print media involved so far has been the Toronto Star. In the TS’s words here is what happened –

“CBC star . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The CBC Fires Jian Ghomeshi – Good Riddance Mr. Creeper.

Cowichan Conversations: Jian’s Ghomeshi’s Facebook Message About His CBC Firing

Dear everyone,

I am writing today because I want you to be the first to know some news.

This has been the hardest time of my life. I am reeling from the loss of my father. I am in deep personal pain and worried about my mom. And now my world has been rocked . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Jian’s Ghomeshi’s Facebook Message About His CBC Firing

The Canadian Progressive: CBC severs ties with popular Q host Jian Ghomeshi

The CBC announced Sunday it had severed its ties with Jian Ghomeshi, the popular host of the public broadcaster’s cultural affairs radio show Q.

The post CBC severs ties with popular Q host Jian Ghomeshi appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Art Threat: The studios are killing independent film – A fantastic Q interview with filmmaker Alex Cox

Yesterday’s Q show on CBC Radio One had a great interview with the director of REPO MAN and SID AND NANCY, Alex Cox. An outspoken critic of the studio system and of government and corporate efforts to crackdown on “illegal” downloading, Cox argues that the corporate studio system continues to make billions while artists . . . → Read More: Art Threat: The studios are killing independent film – A fantastic Q interview with filmmaker Alex Cox