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31% of Canadians ‘extremely concerned’ about fake news: MTM

Media | 01/12/2018 2:51 pm EST

Nearly half of Canadians are concerned to some degree about the consequences of the phenomenon of fake news, with 31 per cent saying they are “extremely concerned,” according to a new report from Media Technology Monitor. MTM, a project of CBC/Radio-Canada, defined fake news as “false, often sensational information disseminated under the guise of news reporting” in a report released Friday. It also found that older Canadians and respondents with university educations tended to be more concerned, as did residents of British Columbia and heavy news users, “who tend to be older...

Anglophone TV subs fall to 73%: MTM

Media | 06/17/2016 9:12 pm EDT

The number of anglophones subscribing to TV service continues to fall, according to a new report by Media Technology Monitor (MTM), a project of CBC/Radio-Canada. In the spring of 2016, 73 per cent subscribed to TV service, compared to 77 per cent in the fall of 2015, MTM said in a report released Thursday. At the same time, the number of English-speaking Canadians subscribing to Netflix Inc.’s streaming service rose slightly, to 48 per cent from 47 per cent in the fall. In comparison, five per cent of anglophones have BCE Inc.’s CraveTV and five per...

20% of Canadians don’t subscribe to TV: MTM

Media | 04/07/2016 8:20 pm EDT

The number of Canadians without TV subscriptions is currently 20 per cent, according to a pair of new reports from Media Technology Monitor, a project of CBC/Radio-Canada. MTM noted that “living without a paid TV...

Traditional TV still important for baby boomers: MTM

Media | 01/13/2016 9:54 pm EST

According to a new report on media technology adoption of baby boomers released Wednesday by the Media Technology Monitor, a project of CBC/Radio Canada, 89 per cent of baby boomer anglophones aged 50 to 69 have a paid TV service...

Millennials consume most TV, video content online: MTM

Media | 12/10/2015 8:32 pm EST

Canadian millennials, defined as individuals aged 18 to 34, spend 31.8 hours a week on the Internet and are more likely to watch TV and video content online than those aged 34 and above, who...

Internet becoming more common news source: MTM

Media | 11/25/2015 9:28 pm EST

Television remains the main source of news for most anglophone Canadians, though the Internet is becoming increasingly used as individuals' primary way of getting news, according to survey results released Wednesday. Media...

Most millennials still have subscription-TV service: MTM

Media | 11/17/2015 9:18 pm EST

Seven out of every 10 Canadian between the ages of 18 and 34 have a subscription-TV service in their home, while that proportion is 87 per cent for those 35 and older, according to a new report from Media Technology Monitoring (MTM), a project of CBC/Radio-Canada. It also found 19 per cent of millennials rely on the Internet for watching all of their TV content versus four per cent those who are older. MTM added that 37 per cent of millennials watch content on services provided by Netflix Inc., while that rate is 18 per cent for everyone older. The report noted that only 24 per cent of...

IPTV, Netflix adoption lower in Ontario: MTM

Media | 11/09/2015 10:11 pm EST

Ontario residents are not moving as fast toward newer ways of getting TV content, such as IPTV and Netflix, as other parts of the Canada, according to newly released figures. Survey results released last week from Media...

iPhone users more likely to stream: MTM

Media | 10/01/2015 6:12 pm EDT

Apple Inc.’s iPhone owners stream audio and video content more than any other device owners, according to a new report released by Media Technology Monitor (MTM), a project of CBC/Radio-Canada. The report said that among...

New MTM report shows shrinking rate of TV subscriptions

Media | 03/05/2015 9:37 pm EST

New data shows an overall drop in the share of English Canadians subscribing to TV services over the last year. MTM, a project of CBC/Radio-Canada, released a report Thursday that showed the...