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CBC Ombudsman: Using hyperlinks: Journalists beware, it may be online convention but it can be seen as endorsement
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Using hyperlinks: Journalists beware, it may be online convention but it can be seen as endorsement

By Esther Enkin for the CBC

The complainant, Mark Wright, thought CBC in New Brunswick was providing free advertising to one of its regular columnists. The author of World of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Using hyperlinks: Journalists beware, it may be online convention but it can be seen as endorsement

CBC Ombudsman: Service Dogs or Support Dogs: Getting the definition right
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Service Dogs or Support Dogs: Getting the definition right

The complainant, Andrew Sprague, said that CBC News wrongly identified the status of an emotional support dog that was banned from an Edmonton base.
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CBC Ombudsman: Power & Politics: Equal opportunity questioning
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Power & Politics: Equal opportunity questioning

The complainant, Ray Gribeauval, thought the program host was pushing the Conservative party line in a story about fiscal update.
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CBC Ombudsman: GMO Crops and Journalistic Balance
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: GMO Crops and Journalistic Balance

The complainant focused on a passing reference to crop yields from GMO seed in an interview about the reasons for the Chinese takeover of a large seed and pesticide company.
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CBC Ombudsman: The wrong place at the wrong time: Reporting on crime
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: The wrong place at the wrong time: Reporting on crime

By Esther Enkin, for the CBC

The complainant, Suzanne Maloney, thought this was an inappropriate turn of phrase to use when referring to the stabbing of a woman on the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The wrong place at the wrong time: Reporting on crime