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Tell listeners talk show is a repeat broadcast

Steve Kowch is Canada's leading media coach at kowchmedia From where I sit On The Kowch, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) sent out a clear message to talk radio stations across Canada when it slapped Newstalk 1010 in Toronto on the wrist for not telling listeners they were listening to a repeat broadcast. But the reason for their ruling may surprise you.

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CRTC wrong allowing ads on CBC Radio

Steve Kowch blog photoFrom where I sit On the Kowch, the CRTC decision to allow CBC Radio 2 and Espace Musique to air four minutes of commercials an hour is not only being attacked by private broadcasters and Friends of Canadian Broadcasting (die hard CBC supporters) but it is also being denounced by its vice chairman as “crazy” and a “slippery slope” to the commercialization of public radio.

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