The British Broadcasting Corporation’s impact on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation coincides with the arrival of Major Gladstone Murray to take on the position of General Manager, lobbyists for a system like the BBC, and the series of Special Committees on Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commissions in the 1930s. Gladstone Murray, a Canadian, who worked for the BBC as its Director of Publicity from 1924 to 1935, was instrumental in integrating BBC’s public service model in the CBC. This connection to the BBC cemented its impact on the CBC.
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Notes on contributors
Anne F. MacLennan
Anne F. MacLennan (Ph.D., Concordia University, Montréal, 2001) is an associate professor of Communication Studies at York University, and the Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, York University and Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Ontario. Her research interests Page 5 of 6 are radio, media history, identities, communities, social welfare, women, and popular culture.
Christine Rose Cooling
Christine Rose Cooling (BA York University, 2023) is an MA student in the Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, York University and Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Ontario. Her research interests are Canadian broadcasting history and contemporary Canadian broadcasting policy.