Sun News claims the deck is stacked against it

Best of luck to Sun News in the up and coming weeks. I haven’t watched in a while because we don’t do TV anymore, but we know what you do and we appreciate it.

The hearing that will determine whether Sun News Network has a future is expected to take place in the late afternoon of Tuesday, April 23 with live coverage available at CPAC.

And the most recent development — as reported by Steve Ladurantaye of The Globe and Mail — has found the channel complaining that it will be outnumbered by the opponents who are slated to speak before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.

Just three supporters of Sun News will be allowed to express their belief that the channel deserves mandatory carriage, which will add about $4 per year — based on the wholesale cost of 18 cents per month — to the bill of every TV subscriber in Canada.

The federal regulator uses its own discretion when it comes to choosing the number of critics who are given a slot to appear at the hearing.

Adam Giambrone…

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