The complainant, Laura Finsten, was appalled – as were many others – at a question put to a senior Israeli political figure regarding the number of Palestinians killed by the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Tough talk – confrontational interviews
Bruce Gillespie’s book focuses on the nuts and bolts of news reporting — and that’s a good thing.
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The complainant, Marc Poitras, thought the host of Ontario Today behaved differently to the callers on the edition which focused on the Progressive Conservative party, during the recent provincial election.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Election balance on Ontario today
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Media coverage of international affairs has long been driven by dramatic… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Western media’s failure to properly cover the developing world
Off the record, a source said; a senior government official said on background; according to an insider. How important are anonymous sources in reporting? Overuse or misuse can hurt… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: When weighing anonymous voices, consider the source
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The complainant, Bodgan Gawroński, objected to an interview with historian Jan Grabowski on CBC Radio programme Day 6. He thought it was biased and that Mr. Grabowski represented an extreme… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Polish perspective