“CBC is a business,” Catherine Tait said during an interview Monday at CBC’s Halifax headquarters.
The notion of CBC not being allowed to pursue advertising is occasionally floated, especially by small digital publishers of news. Tait argues that the real enemies are much bigger.
“Who is the problem? The CBC, or Google and Facebook?
In September, Tait announced a new CBC streaming service, Gem, but she has been criticized for comparing the influence of Netflix to colonial imperialism, raking in profits and not providing enough localized content.
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