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Broadcaster Magazine - April 2000

Features

iTV in America

The state of iTV in America

HDTV and Sports

How HDTV and the Internet is changing TV sports

CFTPA Conference 2000

Thriving in an international broadcasting market

Factors create uncertainty for booming production industry

Future of Radio

Does radio have a future? Trends in North American radio


Departments

Tracking Trends

Betting on convergence

FEATURE STORY

NAB, RIAA battle over radio Webcasting

TV finally gets interactive and this time it's personal
The onset of interactive TV will place the control of programming firmly in the hands of consumers and distributors. Will broadcasters be shut out?

Industry News

TV too sexy, says parents group

E-commerce, on-line content key to broadcasters' future
CAB calls for immediate changes to copyright law

ExpressVu to provide service to cable operators

Headline Sports scores with live sports

Size matters says cable industry CCTA calls on government to allow mega media mergers

News

Coming Events (April 01, 2000)

Point of View

Is the couch potato an endangered species?

News Briefs

Funding agency freezes dealings with Cinar

Budget boosted for CBC Radio

Astral creates $6 million fund

CanWest to offer 24 hour news

NBC leaves NAB

Vidéotron head slams Quebecor proposal

Low-power FM stations will cause problems

CTV agrees to sell Sportsnet Long line-up of broadcasters interested in the sports channel

Broadcaster seeking to run gay channel

TVA makes bid for TV production company

Rogers, Shaw swap cable assets

New complaints body

HDTV News

Star Choice tees up first HDTV broadcast of The Masters

ATSC to take second look at HDTV reception issue

People

Two more U.S. stations go digital

Behind the scenes of Toronto's new Air Canada centre

Itelco launches COFDM transmitter

Mark Rubinstein named managing editor of Yahoo! Canada

The Last Word

FuturePlan positions CAB and its members for on-line media leadership

Tuned-In

Cover your bets

News on the Net

Web sites join to launch all-Canadian music channel

CanWest invests $20 million in health site

Canadians among world's top Web users