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CBC Ombudsman: Watch Your Language
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Watch Your Language

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Kamran Moghbel, thought a reporter should not have used the colloquial phrase “kick out” to… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Watch Your Language

CBC Ombudsman: Headline Peril — Hype vs. Accuracy
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Headline Peril — Hype vs. Accuracy

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

CBC News in Montreal published a story about SNC-Lavalin and illegal political contributions they had… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Headline Peril — Hype vs. Accuracy

CBC Ombudsman: Journalistic Truth — One Piece At a Time
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Journalistic Truth — One Piece At a Time

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Gregory Duffell, thought a story on The National about Liberal cabinet minister Maryam Monsef was a journalistic failure. He considered it… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Journalistic Truth — One Piece At a Time

CBC Ombudsman: Tough but fair—Grilling a politician is a journalist’s job
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Tough but fair—Grilling a politician is a journalist’s job

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Mary MacDonald, thought Anna Maria Tremonti was hostile and biased in an interview with Conservative Party leadership candidate Kellie Leitch. The topic was… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Tough but fair—Grilling a politician is a journalist’s job

CBC Ombudsman: Olympic opening colour commentary
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Olympic opening colour commentary

The complainant stated that Peter Mansbridge had injected biased and inappropriate comments into his remarks during the opening ceremonies of the Rio games.
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CBC Ombudsman: A boycott is a boycott—The Greens and BDS
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: A boycott is a boycott—The Greens and BDS

The complainant thought it was wrong to refer to the result of the BDS resolution passed at the Green Party Convention as “supporting a movement boycotting Israel.”
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CBC Ombudsman: News, defined and refined
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: News, defined and refined

The complainant asked a very good question: What’s appropriate for a newscast?
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