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Reform tax laws, tweak CBC to bolster media landscape: PPF

Media | 01/26/2017 5:46 pm EST

Phasing out CBC/Radio-Canada’s sale of digital ads and tweaking tax laws to prevent companies from claiming exemptions for advertising on foreign digital platforms are among the recommendations put forward by the Public Policy Forum following a six-month study on the state of Canadian news media. In a report released Thursday, the Canadian think tank made a dozen recommendations “aimed at ensuring the news media and journalists continue in their role as the watchdogs over our elected representatives and public institutions and the connective tissue within our...