CBC Articles

Jian Ghomeshi: Why Are We Hearing About This Guy’s Sex Exploits on Facebook?

A few days back, a journalist friend of mine re-posted something on Facebook that I was a bit shocked by. It was a long Facebook post by Jian Ghomeshi, a broadcaster out of Canada who worked for the Canadian Broadcasting …

Comedian Ron James to host “Gilda” Fundraiser

“It’s always something,” as Gilda Radner’s Saturday Night Live character Roseanne Roseannadanna used to say. The latest “something” is the production coming to Toronto’s Sony Centre for The Performing Arts on Saturday, November 16th. “It’s Always Something,” presented by The …

Live-blogging Future of News panel

(This is my attempt at live-blogging the ONA panel on the future of news at the CBC in Toronto with Leonard Brody of NowPublic, Rahaf Harfoush — who did research for Don Tapscott’s book Wikinomics — and Andrew Keen, author of Cult of the Amateur. Note: I did this on a BlackBerry, so please excuse the typos)

Baidu Loses Itself In Japan

Baidu is China’s top search engine – the king, or, because or its relative youth, the prince.  But the search engine company is experiencing some difficulties in Japan, where another corporation has laid claim to the domain baidu.co.jp.  This pauper calls itself the “CBC Company.”

CBC: “We Don’t Need No Stinking Publicists”

The Globe & Mail is reporting today that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has laid off 35 employees from its communications group …

Rogers Teams with Nortel

Rogers Communications is launching an internet-based digital phone service in the summer using Nortel equipment.

Magna Takes Tesma Private

Magna International’s plan to take auto parts producer, Tesma private was approved by the company’s shareholders.

Methane Rivers Found By Huygens

Liquid methane appears to be flowing freely on Saturn’s moon Titan, much like water does on Earth.