Canada's legacy media trade is struggling financially similtaneously new types of media are getting info to the general public in novel methods. So what concepts are the events proposing? What are the events pledging to do on the subject of the media trade? (CBC)
The media, together with broadcasting and streaming, have been the subject of a lot debate within the months main into the election.
Of explicit curiosity to the general public was Invoice C-10, which was launched by the Liberals and would have required many digital media firms to advertise Canadian content material. The bill was controversial, and it didn't turn into legislation earlier than the election was known as.
Debates have raged throughout the Liberal authorities about whether or not Canada's media trade ought to obtain authorities help as advert revenues fall, and whether or not CBC/Radio-Canada ought to change its programming and funding mannequin.
The events have made some important pledges on the subject of media and the general public broadcaster. Listed below are the highlights:Liberals
If the Liberals are re-elected, their platform pledges to introduce laws that may require digital platforms, corresponding to Fb, to share a portion of income generated from information content material with Canadian information retailers.
"This laws can be based mostly on the Australian mannequin and stage the enjoying discipline between international platforms and Canadians information retailers," the platform says.
Equally, the Liberals are pledging to reintroduce laws to vary Canada's Broadcasting Act.» Read more from www.cbc.ca