What these quotations add up to is that there has been unrelenting pressure on Canada’s news media over the past 30 years or more to move them toward the right and that includes the CBC. So, we already know that the CBC is not left-leaning, as the federal Tories claim.
An October 2, 2009 Tyee article (www.thetyee.ca) by Crawford Killan headlined “Canwest Global may sell papers; CBC, National Post sharing content” tells of the CBC running financial stories from the hard right Post on their website. This is more proof of where the CBC is located on the political spectrum.
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