Uproar Follows CBC Decision To Bump Newscast For Reality Show

” ‘I cannot think of two types of programming that are more at odds with each other. It’s a terrible decision, I think it’s a wrong decision. It seriously diminishes . . . the spirit and letter of the public broadcaster. It’s almost as if the CBC is at war with itself’. CBC’s new programming team, led by executive vice-president Richard Stursberg, has made no bones about the need to shake up a public network that has seen ratings slide the past couple of years as audiences bailed in droves.”