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Unformatted text preview: , even through they may initially become seen as victims Regulating storytelling: diversity & Canadian broadcasting policy 1991 Broadcasting Act, Canadian government committed itself to ensuring o the broadcasting system reflects Canada s racial and cultural diversity according to the act, the Canadian broadcasting system should, serve the needs and interests, and reflect the circumstances and aspirations, of canadian men and women, and children, including equal rights, the linguistic duality and multicultural needs 1999, CRTC reviewed its policy o recommended formation of an industry task force to examine how television portrays cultural diversity August 2001: o CRTC requested CAB coordinate the task force Feb 2002: o CAB presented its Cultural Diversity Action Plan  Plan included strategy for future research y How veiwers perceive/experience the presence and portrayal of minorities Discussion...
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