CBC Cuts: Hot Topic for April 4

(Ottawa) – Carleton University experts are on standby to provide commentary on today’s hot topic.

CBC Cuts 650 Jobs

CBC will cut 650 jobs over the next three years in response to last week’s federal budget, which reduced funding to the public broadcaster by $115 million over the same time frame.

Christopher Waddell
Director, School of Journalism and Communications
613-520-2600, ext. 8495

Professor Waddell is an expert in political journalism. He is the Carty Chair in Business and Financial Journalism, and is former national editor for the Globe and Mail and parliamentary bureau chief for CBC News.

Dwayne Winseck
Professor, School of Journalism and Communication
613-520-2600, ext. 7525

Dwayne Winseck is cross-appointed with Carleton’s Institute of Political Economy. He is an expert on the political economies of communication, media history, new media, communications networks and their relationships with markets and media regulation.

For more information:
Caitlin Kealey
Media Relations
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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