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media concentration

Is Bell taking over Astral to get millions in public subsidies?

Bell's proposed takeover of Astral Media would worsen media concentration and give Bell millions in public funds

Big Telecom's Power Grab: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Today I want to talk a little more about big telecom company Bell's proposed takeover of Astral Media.

Canadian media in sad state

How is it possible that the real nitty-gritty behind the most important issue facing millions of people is pretty much taboo in the popular media?