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!

cbcExposed continues to hear from confidential sources inside the CBC about the "scandal du jour" and we will continue to expose their reports of waste, abuse and bias while we protect our sources. We take joy in knowing CBC-HQ visits us daily to research our stories such as the CBC Sunshine List, ongoing scandals including the epic Dr. Leenen case against The Fifth Estate (the largest libel case ever awarded against the media in Canadian history) where no one at CBC was fired and taxpayers paid the award and legal costs for this CBC Libel action. Writers and filmmakers take note-this is a Perfect story for a Documentary!

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Our cbcExposed Twitter followers and frequent visitors to cbcExposed continue to motivate us to expose CBC’s abuse and waste of tax money as well as exposing their ongoing left wing bully-like news bias. Polls meanwhile show that Canadians favour selling the wasteful government owned media giant and to put our tax money to better use for all Canadians. The Liberals privatized Petro Canada and Air Canada; it’s time for the Trudeau Liberals to privatize the CBC, not give them more tax money.

What does it take for real change at the CBC? You! Our blog now contains a link to the Politicians contact info for you to make your voice heard. Act now and contact your MP, the Cabinet and Prime Minister ... tell them to stop wasting your money, and ... sell the CBC.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

CBC appearing to low-ball salary of Peter Mansbridge

Peter Mansbridge, the CBC’s chief anchor and one of the most recognizable faces in Canadian television news, apparently earns little more than a media librarian at the public broadcaster — a fact that is raising questions and collective eyebrows across the country.

According to the 184-page submission made by the CBC to the Senate’s transport and communications committee, Mr. Mansbridge’s maximum salary scale for 2013 is just under $80,500, the same as Linden MacIntyre, long-time host of the Fifth Estate, while ballpark figures for other high-profile radio and television hosts ranged from $60,000 to $77,390.

“I can’t see any conceivable way the anchor of a national news broadcast is only making $80,000 a year,” said an industry executive who asked not to be named. “The going rate for national anchors in Canada is a minimum of $500,000, but it’s much more than that. He couldn’t be working as long as he has at the CBC and still be making $80,000.”

So why does it appear that the CBC is obfuscating and may be trying to low-ball the salaries of some of its employees? Blame it on a fear of sticker shock. Currently, there is enormous pressure on the public sector to contain costs and the “compression on the compensation of the highly compensated in any public entity has been a real challenge,” said Mr. Hugessen. “The pressure to keep compensation low is extraordinary.”

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