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News of the Week; January 25, 2017

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Chairperson, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Appointment Opportunity 18 bogus arguments about the CRTC and Super Bowl ads Outgoing Obama trade chief urges Canada to reverse Super Bowl ad decision Super Bowl Commercials Set to Air North of the Border NFL Gets Involved In Plan To Keep American Super Bowl […]

Materials for Feb. 1st Group Presentation

Hey everyone, Next week, Jonathan and I will be presenting on the changing landscape of digital media and its impact on both the human mind and society. We’ll start by assessing three general trends in digital media, and how those trends manifest into concrete changes in how we interact with media content. From there, we’ll […]

Class 4 Slides

Here they are… jon

2016 Updated Communications Monitoring Report

Communications Monitoring Report 2016: Telecommunications sector overview Specifically, the “forborne services” portion:

CRTC Submissions on Canadian Content

  The CRTC took submissions from interested parties on the topic of a “Netflix Tax.” It is not available on the main CRTC site (that I’ve seen) but the submissions made are available on a separate site: Notably, the submission from the CBC is essentially in favour of letting Netflix continue to operate as they have, as […]

News of the Week; January 18, 2017

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Not Exactly a Netflix Tax: Where Canada Stands on a Digital Sales Tax (Michael Geist) Careful: a digital tax isn’t the same as a Netflix tax Killing net neutrality at FCC is “not a slam dunk,” departing chair says: While Republicans could end net neutrality, Wheeler explains why they shouldn’t. […]

Class 3 Slides

Class 3 slides below… jon

Materials and Questions for January 25th Class

  Kasey and I are planning our presentation for next week, and would like everyone to read through Changing the Channel on Canadian Communications Regulation, which is a research report from the C.D. Howe Institute which basically argues that broadcasting laws have failed to keep up with changes and innovation. The actual content runs from pages […]

News of the Week; January 11, 2017

MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Canadian Regulators Declare 50 Mbps To Be The New Broadband Standard Why a media coalition is decrying a CRTC ruling on Super Bowl feeds (Michael Geist) NFL Blitzes Trudeau in Arcane Super Bowl Advertising Dispute Norway Set to Be First Country to Switch Off FM Radio: Move to all-digital radio […]