9/8/2011   |   View Results View Results
Should OTT services like Netflix or YouTube be mandated to contribute financilly to Canada's broadcast or digital media productions funds?

Poll Results

Votes
Percentage
 
351
20.23%
Yes -- Just like broadcasters, financial contributions should be mandatory.

252
14.52%
Yes -- They should face similar Canadian content requirements and regulations as well.

148
8.53%
Yes -- OTT TV providers and online music providers both.

229
13.20%
No -- There is no way government regulations or technical restrictions could make it possible.

755
43.52%
No -- A wider and more competitive marketplace, not a restircted one, is the way to go.

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3/30/2010   |   View Results View Results
Funding and financial assistance for Canadian television and radio program production should come from:

Poll Results

Votes
Percentage
 
211
55.82%
Broadcasters themselves, based on ad revenue and accumulated target audiences.

93
24.60%
Cable, satellite and other carriers & signal providers, based on subscriber rates.

35
9.26%
Government agencies, coming from based on general revenues and public financing.

39
10.32%
The audience, based on subscription fees and value-added merchandising.

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3/30/2010   |   View Results View Results
How do you plan to get your Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic media coverage ?

Poll Results

Votes
Percentage
 
65
59.09%
At home, on TV a big HD screen and comfy couch is the only way to watch.

2
1.82%
At work, on a PC I cant go through the day without taking a peek or two.

1
0.91%
On my mobile device Short snacks on the go is all I have time for.

19
17.27%
All of the above Anywhere, anytime, any screen; I just cant get enough.

23
20.91%
None of the above No plans to watch.

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3/30/2010   |   View Results View Results
Should the federal government provide funding and other assistance for arts and cultural activities, including radio and television production?

Poll Results

Votes
Percentage
 
82
23.70%
Yes, with funds far greater than available today.

10
2.89%
No, not at all. All funds should be withdrawn.

17
4.91%
Yes, continued funding at similar levels to today should be maintained in exclusive assistance programs.

161
46.53%
Yes, funding levels should be increased, tax incentives expanded, and R&D; investment should be enhanced.

76
21.97%
No, the market should determine success, without government assistance.

123