Multicultural and Ethnic Broadcasting in Canada
An exploration of multicultural and ethnic broadcasting in Canada and how it is regulated.
# 135222 | 3,750 words | 15 sources | 2007 |
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Communication (Mass Media) , Canadian Studies (First Nations) , Canadian Studies (Gender, Race, Class issues) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)
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The paper explores how forceful the CRTC is when it comes to promoting multicultural broadcasting; the paper also looks at how aboriginal broadcasters have been treated by the CRTC since the early 1990s. Thereafter, the paper looks at how ethnic/multicultural broadcasters are licensed and why some might possibly be denied a license. Needless to say, in looking at how the CRTC seeks to engage and protect as many cultural groups as possible, a brief discussion is entertained looking at the potential dichotomy between the broad support for multiculturalism in broadcasting and the idea of promoting "Canadian cultural sovereignty". From there, the paper looks at how multicultural programming benefits the health of minority communities and at how non-ethnic broadcasters are treated when it comes to their ability to broadcast ethnic programs. Lastly, the paper explores how the CRTC interprets the federal legislation impacting upon it and how the case law appears to substantiate the CRTC's bold view of its own place in the regulatory framework of Canada. Finally, the paper concludes by looking at why multicultural broadcasting is needed in this country and why it also needs to be regulated - even if the CRTC occasionally gets things wrong.
From the Paper:"The following paper will look at multicultural and ethnic broadcasting in Canada and the manner in which the CRTC has gone about ensuring that multiculturalism flourishes on Canadian airwaves. Specifically, the paper will explore how forceful the CRTC is when it comes to promoting multicultural broadcasting; the paper will also look at how aboriginal broadcasters (maybe the most under-appreciated ethnic broadcasters of all)..."
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