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CBC To Shut Down Radio 2?

A Canadian media watchdog group claims that the CBC will propose shutting down CBC Radio 2 at its June Board of Directors meeting. Friends of Canadian Broadcasting states that the national AAA/Classical/Jazz network could convert to an online operation among other budget cuts to resolve loss of funding from advertising drops and the loss of Hockey Night in Canada. Friends of Canadian Broadcasting accuses the the cutting of services as part of a plot by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party to bring the CBC more closely aligned with the party. The CBC quickly responded to the claims as “speculation, inaccurate and misinformation” The Canadian Press report states that Friends of Canadian Broadcasting has been proven correct on other predictions regarding the CB...[Read More]