#235 Taxing Porn (And Everything Else) To Pay For CanCon
Canada's broadcast regulator has put forward a proposal to tax everything from porn to podcasts to help pay for CanCon.
June 10, 2018
Inside Bell’s Push To End Net Neutrality In Canada
Documents obtained by CANADALAND reveal a plan to create a not-for-profit corporation responsible for maintaining a blacklist of alleged pirate sites.
December 4, 2017
By Robert Hiltz
#115 The Unbundling
It's a brutal time for the Canadian television industry and it's about to get worse.
January 3, 2016
#87 CANADIAN MUSIC (is horribly broken) WEEK
Musician Paul Lawton discusses FACTOR, NXNE, CMW, the Canadian music industry, and why the current system is broken.
June 22, 2015
#16 CRTC vs TV/is C-51 a Feint?
Novelist and Orphan Black writer Lynn Coady on the new CanCon rules and on the Conservative's barrage of extreme, divisive, distracting sound bites.
March 18, 2015
#73 Video Game Welfare
Why does the government fund gaming?
March 15, 2015
The Smug Dick letters
Two gentlemen debate the future of Canadian TV
September 17, 2014
By Jesse Brown
#48 Free Money For Being Old: A Guide To The Netflix Tax
The CBC, Ontario and Quebec say they want to tax Netflix to pay for CanCon TV. The Harper government says there will be no Neflix tax as long as they remain in power. They're all full of it. A Netflix tax is impossible. Journalist Steve Faguy explains why.
September 14, 2014
MuchMusic isn’t dead, but we should probably kill it
July 28, 2014
By Jesse Brown
#42 MuchMusic Isn’t Dead, But We Should Probably Kill It
MuchMusic and dozens of other specialty channels collect millions of dollars a year from subscribers who didn't ask for them and don't watch them. Meanwhile, channels are laying off their staffs and producing less meaningful content than ever. Is it time to cut the cord on the protected cable business?