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CBC The National’s still can’t break top 30 in national ratings, but digital audience up 77 per cent since revamp

By Laura Ryckewaert      

‘We have a good foundation, and we’re continuing to build,’ says Rosemary Barton.

CBC The National's Rosemary Barton says four news anchors means more rigorous story meetings and the traditional anchor's influence is 'more diffused.' The Hill Times file photograph
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Ten weeks into the CBC The National's revamped newscast, host Rosemary Barton says the program continues to evolve, but internal numbers already show growth in younger demographics and digitally. “I don’t think we’re satisfied yet, but I think we’re moving in the right direction, and by that I mean we’re trying to push the boundaries a little bit, we’re trying new things. We just keep saying to ourselves, ‘just try it, see what happens.’ I think that’s still

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