DING! And there's the bell!
According to today's Toronto Star, "Today CRTC hearings are a battlefield again. It's the private broadcasters versus the cable and satellite providers. You, the consumer, are somewhere in the middle."
Read the rest of Iain Marlow's article HERE for the results of the weigh in.
And then at 8:30 am EST head over to CPAC and watch Round One HERE.
The hearing lasts ten days. There should be plenty of quick jabs followed by some low blows, but at end of the fight it's doubtful anyone will be smelling victory.
DAY ONE recap by Globe and Mail HERE and Toronto Star HERE.
And I will add that though not surprising, it was rather annoying to hear today the problems and issues facing the broadcasters/cablers and our industry while primarily using examples from Toronto and the Greater Toronto area...oh, and Ottawa and Brandon, briefly. This after a half a year national campaign to support 'local television'.