SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 24, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: What Does the Emergence of Online Broadcasting Mean for the CRTC? New Study Coming Wednesday, May 25

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) -  On Wednesday, May 25, the Fraser Institute will release a new study about the emergence of low-cost, online programming and its effect on the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) ability to regulate.

The study, Technological Change and Its Implications for Regulating Canada's Television Broadcasting Sector, examines the CRTC's current policies to protect and subsidize Canadian content and spotlights the challenges faced by traditional broadcasters (TV stations, for example).

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on May 25.

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    Steven Globerman
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    Kaiser Professor of International Business at Western Washington University

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    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
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