Table of Contents
Broadcaster - February 2000


COLUMNS
Cover Story
Practicing to be Perfect
The CBC wants to reinvent itself into the "perfect" public broadcaster
Film & Video
Note to readers
Canadian film and video productions break $100 million mark in exports
Radio Programming
The struggle to get Christian radio on the air
As the new guy on Barrie, there was some reluctance by the community to trust my sincerity and underwrite my wonderful idea, especially something as eccentric as starting a Christian radio station. Ho...
DEPARTMENTS
Business News
Astral reports 48% increase in EBITDA
Rogers revenues up over 15 per cent
CTV earnings down as TV revenue drops 4%
Shaw increases investment in Moffat Communications
Moffat says company not for sale
Feedback
Broadcasters don't know how to market the Net
Industry News
U.S. TV giants win first round against iCraveTV
But Bill Craig insists he will prevail
New Products
JVC PROFESSIONAL DV
News
News Briefs
Silent dishwasher radio ad too quiet
Erratum
CBC cuts 173 jobs, "Midday" axed
FCC denies Sinclair's request to modify DTV standard
TVA purchases TruStar
Rogers/Videotron merger faces hurdle
CRTC to ease rules for low power radio stations
Corus and CBC merge digital audio services.
Telesat to manage 100-channel U.S. radio service
FCC chief pushes for wireless Internet devices
News on the Net
Bell teams with Lycos to create new portal power
CTV Sportsnet makes the online jump
QueerTelevision debuts on Citytv
First inter active Canadian TV drama on CBC
CanWest unveils Globaltv.com
People
New ombudsman named for CBC French-language network
Point of View
Video over the Web: the dawn of the Digicaster
Tracking Trends
Radio research: New needs solutions decisions
Tuned-In
New network launches
Musicians and radio come to the aid of the family farm

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