Its 2017: what case can be made for the Government to be in the broadcasting business, competing unfairly with the private sector? The CBC receives advertising and cable/satellite fees-fees greater than CTV and Global but this is not enough for the greedy CBC who also receive more than a billion dollars of your tax money. And now the new Trudeau Government has promised at least an additional $150 million dollars a year to this biased, wasteful government broadcaster. As is, Taxpayers continue to be hosed to the tune of about $100,000,000 (yes, 100 MILLION) of our taxes every 30 days with no CBC accountability to taxpayers as they continue with their biased news service serving only the extreme socialists and anti-Semitics. Wake up Canada!
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
That’s not a poll. That’s a CBC-David Suzuki press release
That’s what a press release from respected pollster Angus Reid said.
Who did Canadians put on their list of most-admired people?
Well, that’s the thing. No one. The list of names weren’t chosen by Canadians. They were chosen by someone named Shachi Kurl.
She’s not a pollster. She’s a former journalist who went into PR. She came up with the list of names. And then she asked Canadians whether or not they liked the names on her list.
Canadians weren’t allowed to choose their own names. They had to choose from Shachi’s list.
Shachi chose three journalists. But all of them were from the CBC. Why not the great Lloyd Robertson of CTV? (I asked Shachi if the CBC paid for the survey, but she didn’t answer.)
Why no real heroes, non-political people, like Chris Hadfield, the astronaut? Why no sports heroes like Sidney Crosby or even Wayne Gretzky?
Let’s recap: A PR hack with no training as a pollster, chooses a personal list of friends and enemies. She calls it a survey of Canadians, but Canadians aren’t allowed to select their own names. They’re forced to choose from her list, that’s padded with obvious stinkers — that pushes people to choose her friends at the CBC or left-wing politicians.
That’s not a poll. That’s a CBC-David Suzuki press release.
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