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C-R-T-C SENDS A MESSAGE TO TV OUTLETS: PRODUCE MORE LOCAL NEWS

Support for local news – from the federal broadcast regulator.

The head of the C-R-T-C has told a Commons committee studying the future of local media – that television stations have a responsibility to produce local news.

And Jean Pierre Blais says – that applies even if the coverage hurts their bottom line.

Blais says today’s digital platforms do offer an alternative source of coverage – but they don’t have the money and expertise in gathering information – that professional TV news outlets have.

In June, the C-R-T-C announced changes to the way broadcasters can pay for local TV news – and it required licence holders in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary – EWSto produce at least 14 hours a week of local news content.

The post C-R-T-C SENDS A MESSAGE TO TV OUTLETS: PRODUCE MORE LOCAL NEWS appeared first on Zoomer Radio AM740.

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