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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 9, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions…

CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages…

CBC/Radio-Canada’s mandate is set out in the 1991 Broadcasting Act. CBC/Radio-Canada is accountable to all Canadians, reporting annually to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

CBC/Radio-Canada is governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of 12 members, including both the Chair and the President and CEO.”

“About CBC/Radio-Canada,” CBC/Radio-Canada website (accessed Dec. 30, 2008)

Mission:

“The 1991 Broadcasting Act states that… the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the national public broadcaster, should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of programming that informs, enlightens and entertains.”

“Mandate,” CBC/Radio-Canada website (accessed Dec. 30, 2008)

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