Q Essay: It's time to defend public broadcasting

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Following news of a $130 million cut to CBC/Radio Canada's budget, and layoffs of 657 staff members, Jian speaks to a tough 24 hours within the organization, reflects on the CBC's unique mandate, and urges those that believe in public broadcasting to speak up.

Jian makes his own position clear: "I believe in this institution. Plain and simple. I was a supporter of the CBC long before I worked here and I will be long after I'm gone."

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