Current, former CBC employees condemn corporation’s branded-content initiative

SIMON HOUPT
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
October 29 at 8:32 p.m. CDT

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/article-current-former-cbc-employees-condemn-corporations-branded-content/

… In response to the staff actions, CBC/Radio-Canada announced this month that it would “press pause” on any further Tandem contracts, and strike a working group comprising representatives of the news, sales, podcast, digital and other departments to study the concerns that had been raised.
On Thursday afternoon, a group of six journalists spearheading the staff response to Tandem, including Ms. Findlay and investigative reporter Dave Seglins, sent a note to the group of more than 400 expressing disappointment that their concerns had fallen on deaf ears, and they were calling for a town hall meeting with Ms. Tait. A copy of the note was provided to The Globe.

“We are demanding nothing short of a complete, total halt to paid content,” it read. …

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