By: Kenneth Whyte
Bombarded by digital competitors, sinking ratings, sex and ethics scandals, and budget cuts, the CBC’s future looks bleak. But does anybody care? Kenneth Whyte does, even though he’s a long-time critic of the CBC and now a VP with Rogers Communications, which stole Hockey Night in Canada from the “Mother Corp” last year. In an exclusive interview with C2C Journal, Whyte says Canada needs a national public broadcaster – but a much different model than the one we have now.