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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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CBC Ombudsman: Commentary in News
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Commentary in News

The complainant thought an interview segment with a CBC reporter was “pseudo-commentary” passing as news.
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CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Opinion – Finding the sweet spot
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Opinion – Finding the sweet spot

The complainant considered the an article about a twitter attack on the Republican presidential candidate’s campaign photo opinion and questioned the value and purpose of the story.
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CBC Ombudsman: Anti-Semitism and The Left
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Anti-Semitism and The Left

The complainant thought a column by Neil Macdonald analyzing the response to anti-semitism from left-wing activists was based on a false premise and biased.
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CBC Ombudsman: Gay Rights and Religion
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Gay Rights and Religion

The complainant felt personally insulted and thought a column by Neil Macdonald was hateful and anti-religion.
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CBC Ombudsman: What’s in a Name?
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: What’s in a Name?

The complainant objected to being described as a former board member of Vaccine Choice Canada because she said she appeared on air as a “concerned parent.”
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CBC Ombudsman: Deadline vs. Duty—Taking the time to get all sides of the story
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Deadline vs. Duty—Taking the time to get all sides of the story

The complainant objected to a cbcnews.ca story about a Toronto-area teacher being investigated for part of an address she made at an Al Quds rally.
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CBC Ombudsman: Climate Change Contrarians
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Climate Change Contrarians

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Geoffrey Pounder, questioned the value and journalistic purpose of an Ideas programme called “Contrarians”. He said it was dangerous and deceptive… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Climate Change Contrarians