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Media Beat
June 22, 2018
by David Farrell

JAZZ.FM91 officially announces staff cuts, Canadians win big at International Radio Program Awards, and Bell Media scores at PromaxBDAAwards. Also featured today are EU copyright rules, Google music services and podcasts, and Dr. Luke vs Kesha.

Media Beat
June 8, 2018
by David Farrell

May 28, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Hot on the heels of a breakthrough inaugural season that delivered a series of consecutive #1 hit songs and amassing  more than 12 million streams, season two of CTV's music TV show The Launch is open for casting and co-creator Scott Borchetta isn't hesitant in explaining why he's pumped about season two and how it has appeal on international screens.

Tom Wolfe in Manhattan in 1968. Pic: Sam Falk, The New York Times
May 16, 2018
by David Farrell
April 18, 2018
by David Farrell

Bell Media announces launch date for BNN Bloo

March 29, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada’s biggest media firm has bought a controlling stake in the 33.5-acre complex, laying the groundwork for more original Canadian content and Hollywood TV series to be produced on its 330,000 square-feet of production space and sound stages through content equity and licensing deals.

February 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

Sony Pictures Television will distribute the big ticket Bell Media music show format worldwide, excluding Canada, and has its production company, Electric Ray, on board to produce the format in the U.K.

Kevin Hart lands on Snackable TV
February 5, 2018
by David Farrell

Bell Media has the top story today with the official launch of its mobile, bite-sized Snackable TV app that has the American comedian and actor Kevin Hart's hit online series Laugh Out Loud in its line-up of top rank content.

January 3, 2018
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

December 11, 2017
by David Farrell

Last week a collaborative step to create uniform reporting was announced between Bell Media’s 100-plus terrestrial radio stations, rights collective Re:Sound, and Music Canada. It's a big deal, and we explain why.

December 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

The new system will help to ensure better data is relayed to Re:Sound, resulting in better royalty accounting available to recording artists, background performers, session musicians and record labels for airplay on Bell Media’s 100+ radio stations in 54 markets across Canada.

Pic: David Donnelly, CBC
November 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

It's a homecoming for the award-winning journalist, who helped launch BNN predecessor network ROBTv in 1999 after getting her start in journalism at The Globe and Mail and The National Post.