Right-leaning TV channel in the works



June 11, 2010

Globe and Mail, June 10 2010: Ottawa — Quebec billionaire Pierre Karl Péladeau’s plans for a “Fox News North” channel in Canada are gathering steam, with his media company poaching two senior journalists for the right-of-centre TV network – a venture expected to have an operational budget of $100-million over five years. An official announcement on the bid to shake up television news is anticipated by next Wednesday, an unveiling expected to detail how it intends to convince federal regulators and cable companies to let it air coast to coast. [Read the full article here.]

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