CBC launches study of its news content

In an attempt to beef up efforts to remain relevant, the CBC has launched a third-party, independent study “to evaluate the breadth and depth of its news content.”

CBC/Radio-Canada president and CEO Hubert T. Lacroix said:

“Given the proliferation of news sources, Canadians are more demanding
than ever when it comes to trusting what they see, hear and read. As a public broadcaster, we are quite rightly held to a higher standard by Canadians. We are expected to lead the way with respect to transparency, impartiality, credibility, and accountability.”

Separate studies will be conducted for English and French-language news coverage.

There is no word on who is conducting the study or when it will be complete.