Commissioned by the Secretariat for the Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review, this report provides a comparative analysis of funding mechanisms for audiovisual local news in Canada’s peer nations: the United Kingdom (UK), Republic of Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Norway, and Australia.
Based on a review of literature the research aimed to provide the following information:
- Brief descriptions of the local broadcasting environment in each jurisdiction, and
- Detailed descriptions of support mechanisms for local news and the organizations administering them in each jurisdiction.
A copy of the study can be requested at this link.