Thursday, August 8, 2013

One-stop spot for TV news channels proposal

In turning down the Sun News bid for a spot on basic cable (see below) the CRTC has called for opinions from both industry and the public on the suitability of what might be called an Info Alley somewhere on the cable TV spectrum. It would lump together Canadian all news channels and other news channels like al Jazeera and CNN in one place on the cable menu giving viewers a coherent one-stop shop for news. Right now, Sun News is lost in a blizzard of channels, each service putting it in a different place.  Paul Wells in Maclean's

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