Canadian Broadcasting Company | Wikipedia audio article

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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: 00:02:55 1 History00:06:57 1.1 Frontier Coverage Package00:10:11 1.2 CBC Television slogans00:12:02 1.3 Logos00:16:02 1.4 Nicknames00:17:34 2 Corporation00:17:43 2.1 Mandate00:19:05 2.2 Management00:20:11 2.2.1 Board of directors00:20:39 2.2.2 Presidents00:22:07 2.2.3 Ombudsmen00:23:10 2.3 Financing00:29:32 3 Services00:29:41 3.1 News00:30:20 3.2 Radio00:31:26 3.3 iRadio Guide/i00:32:27 3.4 Long-range radio plan00:33:51 3.5 Other CBC Radio services00:36:02 3.6 Television00:39:40 3.7 Children's programming00:39:57 3.8 Online00:41:32 3.9 Merchandising00:42:13 3.10 Interactive television00:42:32 3.11 Commercial services00:43:13 3.12 Miscellaneous00:43:31 4 Unions00:45:08 4.1 Labour issues00:49:52 5 Cultural significance00:54:02 6 International broadcasts00:54:13 6.1 Newsworld International and Trio00:55:57 6.2 U.S. border audiences00:57:25 6.3 Carriage of CBC News00:59:36 6.4 CBC Radio01:00:25 6.5 Caribbean and Bermuda01:01:26 6.6 Availability of CBC channels and programming01:02:24 7 Controversies01:02:33 7.1 Closed captioning01:05:39 7.2 iBeyond the Red Wall/i01:06:39 7.3 Radio-Canada rebranding01:09:18 7.4 Employee harassment policy01:12:16 7.5 Allegations of bias01:12:35 8 Over-the-air digital television transition01:15:37 9 Personalities01:16:02 10 See also01:16:57 11 Notes and references01:17:07 12 Further reading01:18:55 12.1 Primary sources01:19:20 12.2 In French01:20:10 13 External links Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: Other Wikipedia audio articles at: Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: Speaking Rate: 0.9134448152531185 Voice name: en-US-Wavenet-D "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (French: Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television. The English- and French-language service units of the corporation are commonly known as CBC and Radio-Canada respectively, and both short-form names are also commonly used in the applicable language to refer to the corporation as a whole.Although some local stations in Canada predate CBC's founding, CBC is the oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada, first established in its present form on November 2, 1936. Radio services include CBC Radio One, CBC Music, Ici Radio-Canada Première, Ici Musique and the international radio service Radio Canada International. Television operations include CBC Television, Ici Radio-Canada Télé, CBC News Network, Ici RDI, Ici Explora, Documentary Channel (part ownership), and Ici ARTV. The CBC operates services for the Canadian Arctic under the names CBC North and Radio-Canada Nord. The CBC also operates digital services including, CBC Radio 3, CBC Music/ and Ici.TOU.TV, and owns 20.2% of satellite radio broadcaster Sirius XM Canada, which carries several CBC-produced audio channels.CBC/Radio-Canada offers programming in English, French and eight aboriginal languages on its domestic radio service, and in five languages on its web-based international radio service, Radio Canada International (RCI). However, budget cuts in the early 2010s have contributed to the corporation reducing its service via the airwaves, discontinuing RCI's shortwave broadcasts as well as terrestrial television broadcasts in all communities served by network-owned rebroadcast transmitters, including communities not subject to Canada's over-the-air digital television transition.CBC's federal funding is supplemented by revenue from commercial advertising on its television broadcasts. The radio service employed commercials from its inception to 1974, but since its primary radio networks have been commercial-free. In 2013, CBC's secondary radio networks, CBC Music and Ici Musique, introduced limited advertising of up to four minutes an hour, but this was disco ...