Mass Comm.-CS-101 Sept 17,2013
Canadian media structures & institutions
CRTC is an institution in media
Media institutions – CBC , CRTC
All institutions have goals , stated or not stated
What is a public broadcaster? Who is a public broadcaster?
Aboriginal peoples tv network.
The British broadcasting inc, our model for public broadcasting
Cultural sovreingty- the control of your own cultural sphere within a
nation or a state
o Develop idea of cultural sovreingty
o Concerned about cultural sovereignty because of American
Cultural policy- a thing that our media institutions work with
Canada was a late comer to television. (1920’s)
First broadcast (1940’s-1950’s)
What are some Canadian values that are on television?
We are one of the lowest spending bands, about 34 dollars per person
And what the links commission wants to with the CRTC
The broadcasting ACT
English , French , inuit language M-music
Canadian content Comm Sept 24,2013
Mass communication means how we mold and Direct the public
Mass media didn’t happen until recently , to be able to plug in everywhere
or any where and its personalized.
In 1983 there were 15 major corporations , now there is 5
Corporations make up 83% of media
State media/public media
There are many different media outlets , newspapers , high school
newspapers are considered alternative media.
When we are told and given so many choices and things are layed out for
you , do we need a democratic media to have a democracy?
Top media sources, who own the majority of the industry
law against Canadian corps being owned by bigger corps.
These tend to come from the Canadian sphere of broadcasting, these corps
must be showing a percentage of Canadian content.
Horizontal integration- if they diversity
Vertical integration-if they own all the studios the whole production regime
Fair access policy- to develop their cultures and languages Comm-CS-101 Oct 8, 2013
Canada:1760 news print, print journalism
IN Canada print newspapres tend to come and go quicker, the old main ones
Three different periods of Canadian journalism
Government news- the tra