So apparently there aren’t a lot of independent policy types out there willing to talk to media about their opinions. I’ve never done TV before (well, one little CHCH lunch time news interview back when I was producing a youth research website – barely counts) but I had two appearances this past week to talk about the CRTC and Talk TV. I was on TVO’s The Agenda with John Doyle (yes, our difference of opinion about the Golden Age of TV in Canada came up but we also agreed on a few other things such as how much a shame it was that CBC had cancelled “Strange Empire”) and then interviewed for a piece on The National on the evolution of the CRTC. I got to explain the DMEO in the National piece – without using acronyms!
My fingers are crossed that somehow these appearances lead to paying work but either way it was more fun than I thought it would be.