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Ken Goldstein

President, Communications Management Inc.

Ken Goldstein is one of Canada's leading authorities on media economics and media trends, and on the impact of new technology on the media. He is president of Communications Management Inc., the firm he founded in 1975.

Through his consulting company, Mr. Goldstein has completed projects for media clients (print and broadcast) in all parts of Canada, and in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand; as well as for governments, industry associations, and corporations in other fields. He is the author of the research component of "FuturePlan," prepared to help the Canadian Association of Broadcasters assess the future of broadcasting to 2010.

Mr. Goldstein holds the Diploma in Journalism from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto, where his undergraduate thesis was "The Winnipeg Citizen: A History and Analysis of the World's First Co-operatively-Owned Daily Newspaper."

He holds the Master of Science in Journalism degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where his Master’s thesis was "Cable Television in Manitoba."

From 1972 to 1975, he served as Associate Deputy Minister of Communications for the Province of Manitoba, and was the senior provincial civil servant responsible for telecommunications, broadcasting and cable policy, and for public sector advertising and communications. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Co-chair of the Manitoba Information Highway Advisory Council, established by the Province of Manitoba to advise on issues related to the Internet.

Mr. Goldstein has appeared on numerous occasions before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. He has also appeared before the Copyright Board of Canada, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, and the Senate Subcommittee on Communications.

He has been a guest speaker at many industry conventions and seminars, for such organizations as the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, state and provincial broadcasters associations, the Association of Canadian Advertisers, and state, provincial, and national newspaper associations. He has also been invited to lecture at universities in Canada and the United States.

In recent years, he has served on the Board of Governors of the Banff Television Festival and as a member of the Boards of Directors of the Media Awareness Network and Viacom Canada Limited.

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