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Audiences for foreign programming should help trigger more CTF funding: Canwest

News | 02/08/2008 4:33 pm EST

‘Total hours tuned’ to a network’s overall programming – not just Canadian content – is the most appropriate audience success metric for determining Canadian Television Fund allocations, Canwest MediaWorks Inc. told the CRTC on day four of the CTF hearings. It was a day ruled by bold recommendations and contrasting viewpoints, and highlighted by a spirited explanation of the unstable reality of picking hit programming from Canwest’s Barb Williams.

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