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5 steps to CBC success

How to program a national public broadcasting corporation:

  1. Operate a respected international cable news channel.
  2. Create an innovative, ground-breaking television program using all the techniques of social media Web sites more than five years before it becomes cliched.
  3. Get praise for the former, and inspire a former vice-president to copy the model outright.
  4. Stop producing content for the respected news outlet so said ex-vice-president can use the channel to host the aforementioned copy.
  5. Wait about four years, and strike a deal to create a Canadian version of the groundbreaking news channel that resulted from those deals.