Canada Lives Here: The Case For Public Broadcasting by Wade RowlandCanada Lives Here: The Case For Public Broadcasting by Wade Rowland

Canada Lives Here: The Case For Public Broadcasting

byWade Rowland

Paperback | August 15, 2015

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Canada Lives Here tells the tumultuous story of public broadcasting in Canada, from its inception in 1933 to the CBC's current, controversial attempts to adapt to collapsing revenues and new technologies. It explores in detail the struggle to preserve public space and foster community in an environment devoted to profit-making, arguing that the ideals of public service broadcasting are more relevant now than ever. Rowland, author of the influential Saving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service (2013), identifies the issues crucial to the CBC's survival and proposes carefully considered policy options. This is a book for everyone who wants to understand what's really at stake with the threatened eclipse of the nation's most important cultural institution.
Ranked among Canada's leading literary journalists, Wade Rowland is the author of more than a dozen non-fiction books including Ockham's Razor, Greed, Inc., and Saving the CBC. He spent many years in television news production at the network level and has held senior management roles at both CTV and CBC, where he was also senior produc...
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Title:Canada Lives Here: The Case For Public BroadcastingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2015Publisher:Linda Leith PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927535824

ISBN - 13:9781927535820

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