Ottawa, ON, Jun 08, 2009 — Auto manufactures aren't the only industry in crisis. There's also a near melt-down in news media. The ways people get information--who pays? and how?--have all changed dramatically. With ad revenue in a severe slump, there's a mad scramble for a funding formula that lets news as we know it survive. The story is much the same in Canada, although some details differ. The latest revenue skirmish in Canadian broadcasting pits TV stations against cable companies over something called fee-for-carriage. Lucy Martin has more.
(05/20/2013) "Miss Caledonia" is playing in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through May 25. Melody A. Johnson runs the gamut from farmer girl to beauty pageant contestant in a delightful eighty minutes.