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Posts By Esther Enkin

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CBC Ombudsman: Balancing a live phone-in. It’s not so simple.
5 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balancing a live phone-in. It’s not so simple.

The complainant asked if there was censorship at work when he was told there were already Chris Alexander supporters on line when he called the Ontario Noon phone-in.
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CBC Ombudsman: Pictures vs. Words
5 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Pictures vs. Words

The complainant had concerns about a bar graph in an article explaining how to follow election results on the CBC news site on B.C. election day.
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CBC Ombudsman: Covering Syria
5 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Syria

The complainant thought the Power & Politics treatment of events in Syria was too one-sided.
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CBC Ombudsman: Fair Edits – What gets published has to reflect what happened
5 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Fair Edits – What gets published has to reflect what happened

The complainant was present in the House of Commons 35 years ago when a female MP got up to ask a question about violence against women.
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CBC Ombudsman: The “f” word — A threshold for its use in news
6 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The “f” word — A threshold for its use in news

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Curtis Hopkins, thought swearing on an online video of an eyewitness recording of a bus billowing smoke was in violation of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The “f” word — A threshold for its use in news

CBC Ombudsman: Define your terms
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Define your terms

The complainant noted that a reporter labelled demonstrators against an anti-Islamophobia resolution as “far-right” but supplied no characterization of those who supported it.

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CBC Ombudsman: Sanctuary Cities
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Sanctuary Cities

The complainant thought a story about Montreal declaring itself a sanctuary city lacked balance and did not provide enough information.

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CBC Ombudsman: The Dangers of First-Person Narratives
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Dangers of First-Person Narratives

The complainant thought that a series on the high cost and difficulty of renting in Toronto was tainted because it started with a first-person tale of the reporter’s own problems.

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