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CBC Ombudsman: Tough Questions
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Tough Questions

The complainant thought Montreal morning show host Mike Finnerty was rude and inappropriate in his interview with Conservative MP Tony Clement.

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CBC Ombudsman:  The Power of Words
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Power of Words

The complainant believed that in a discussion arising out of remarks made by Quebec Premier, Philippe Couillard, at the funeral of the victims of the Quebec City Mosque shooting, host.

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CBC Ombudsman: Can you call the Cops?
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Can you call the Cops?

The complainant said reporter Nick Purdon was wrong to call the RCMP after he encountered a shivering refugee on the Canada-U.S. border.

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CBC Ombudsman: The Trump Effect on Marketplace
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Trump Effect on Marketplace

Marketplace ran a special edition probing the use of intolerant and hate speech in Canada to explore whether there had been an upsurge as there had been in the United States.

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CBC Ombudsman: News on YouTube
8 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: News on YouTube

The complainant watched a clip of the young women participating in the International Women’s Day event in the House of Commons.

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CBC Ombudsman: As always, context is queen
9 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: As always, context is queen

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, William Heavenor, was concerned about the qualifying phrase “even so” in a paragraph about the makeup of the federal firearms advisory… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: As always, context is queen

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.
9 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

William McDowell, legal counsel to J.D. Irving Limited (JDI), wrote to complain about the Twitter activity of the provincial affairs correspondent in New… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective
9 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The Alberta Teachers’ Association released a toolkit for creating curriculum dealing with “sexual and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective

CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy
9 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Paula Vallee, had a relative die in a car crash. While she herself was not contacted, she alleged the reporter was insensitive and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy