Tag: SOCAN

Radio & Podcast News – Smart speakers increasingly the go-to to...

Edison Research and NPR’s 2022 Smart Audio Report, which looks at usage of voice technology in the U.S., finds smart speakers are increasingly the...

Average SOCAN writer-member made $67 from online streaming in 2021

While SOCAN royalties were up in 2021, the Canadian rights management organization says the average writer-member received just $67 in royalties from online streaming...

Radio & Podcast News – CBC/Radio-Canada, JAZZ.FM91 shortlisted for New York...

CBC/Radio-Canada and Toronto not-for-profit station JAZZ.FM91 (CJRT-FM) are among the global broadcasters shortlisted in the New York Festivals Radio Awards competition. Among the CBC...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC approves Rogers’ acquisition of...

The CRTC has approved Rogers’ acquisition of Shaw’s broadcasting assets, subject to conditions including hiring more journalists at Citytv and independent carriage requirements. The...

Radio & Podcast News – CRTC approves Durham Radio’s purchase of...

The CRTC has approved Durham Radio’s ownership bid for Vancouver’s former Roundhouse Radio (CIRH-FM). The new station will operate under an amended licence with...

Radio & Podcast News – Terry DiMonte to be inducted into...

Canadian Music Week (CMW) has announced that Terry DiMonte will be a 2021 inductee of the Canadian Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. DiMonte has...

TV & Film News – Courts side with SOCAN in CBC...

SOCAN, on behalf of SODRAC members and clients, is finally able to collect for the reproduction of music on CBC television broadcasts. The Supreme...

Online & Digital Media News – Facebook fined $9M by Competition...

Facebook Inc. will pay a $9 million penalty after the Competition Bureau concluded that the company made false or misleading claims about the privacy...

Revolving Door

Isabelle Picard, a Huron-Wendat ethnologist and First Nations expert, has been appointed Senior Specialist in Indigenous Affairs on Radio-Canada’s Community Inclusion team. ‌Picard‌ will...

Online & Digital Media News – Global News launches digital-only weekend...

Global launched Global News Weekend this past Saturday, a new morning show co-hosted by Aalia Adam and Mike Arsenault, that streams exclusively on the...

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