Media Reports

Municipal World Article:

An article written by Catherine Edwards about the potential role of public libraries as the nuclei for the digital community media centres of the future.

Executive Summary of CACTUS Analysis of Cable Community Channel Logs 2011

The three-page executive summary of CACTUS' full analysis of cable community channel logs submitted for March 6-12, 2011.

2011 CRTC Community Channel Audit

In 2011, the CRTC conducted the most comprehensive audit of cable community channels ever undertaken. CACTUS has examined these logs and has published a comprehensive analysis of cable company claims (regarding local and access contents).

Politiques de télévision communautaires et pratiques dans le monde

Un rapport au sujet de la télévision communautaire autour le monde... dans 28 pays. Preparé pour le CRTC en juin, 2009.

Community TV Policies and Practices Worldwide - report

An exhaustive survey of community TV policies and practices worldwide, in all 28 countries where it is known to exist. It is authored by Catherine Edwards, the spokesperson of the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations. Feedback and input to this document are welcome, as the situation by country is dynamic.

Operating Principles for the Community-Access Media Fund

A Description of How the Community-Access Media Fund Will Work, including suggested structures for the boards of directors for the fund itself and for applicants, and suggested codes of ethics. Also a suggested roll-out of new multimedia access centres. Also the role of CACTUS with respect to CAMF in assisting the revitalization of the sector.

2002 CRTC Audit

Audit obtained under Access to Information requests from the CRTC conducted on community channels operated by Shaw, Rogers, Persona, Cogeco and Eastlink.

2003 CRTC Audit

Audit obtained under Access to Information requests from the CRTC conducted on community channels operated by Shaw, Rogers, Access, Cogeco and Westman.

2004 CRTC Audit

Audit obtained under Access to Information requests from the CRTC conducted on community channels operated by Shaw, Rogers, Persona, Cogeco and Eastlink.

2005 CRTC Audit

Audits obtained under Access to Information requests from the CRTC for audits conducted on community channels operated by Shaw, Rogers, Persona, and Eastlink.