advertisement
Charts

Perro Negro

Bad Bunny & Feid

Perro Negro
advertisement
FYI

Media Beat: The Need to Preserve Canada's Broadcasting History (Opinion Column)

The Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation pitches its message to politicians: Without a past there is no future!

After 18 months of waiting for a reply from the CRTC, Kealy Wilkinson, executive director of the Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation, realized that the broadcast regulator was not hearing her urgent plea for recognition and funding to preserve the history of broadcasting in Canada.

The “museum” as it stands today is more a storage site for some 65K tapes, videos, scripts and other ephemera donated or salvaged from a legacy of past, present and long-extinct broadcast companies that a small volunteer staff has been cataloguing and preserving on a shoestring budget. For whatever reason, no one company or individual has stepped up to the plate to thump down a sizeable chunk of cash to turn a museum in storage boxes into an archive that is preserved, digitized and available online.

keep readingShow less
advertisement