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CBC Ombudsman

CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos
1 week ago

CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos

The complainant, Mike Fegelman, the Executive Director of HonestReporting Canada, made two requests for reviews. One concerned a headline dealing with the sentencing of an Israeli soldier and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos

CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing
2 weeks ago

CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing

CBC Ottawa ran a story about a programme to match homeless people to rental housing. It documented a case where it went wrong, leaving the landlord with a… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing

CBC OMBUDSMAN: Reporting the Facts
2 weeks ago

CBC OMBUDSMAN: Reporting the Facts

The complainant, Diane Bederman, objected to a report by Derek Stoffel who was at a protest in Ramallah on the one-hundredth anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. She thought… Continue Reading CBC OMBUDSMAN: Reporting the Facts

CBC Ombudsman: The challenge of sizing up crowds
3 weeks ago

CBC Ombudsman: The challenge of sizing up crowds

The complainant, Anthony Nolan, wrote to say that a report on an anti-white supremacy rally at Queen’s Park distorted the crowd size, and deliberately so, in his view.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The challenge of sizing up crowds

CBC Ombudsman: Fixing facts on Facebook
3 weeks ago

CBC Ombudsman: Fixing facts on Facebook

The complainant, Jyothi Jayaraman, was one of 9 who objected to the explanation of the process of medically-assisted death. In the course of taking questions live on Facebook,… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Fixing facts on Facebook

CBC Ombudsman: The Pit Bull Controversy
3 weeks ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Pit Bull Controversy

The complainant, April Fahr, is the Director of Education and Advocacy for the HugABull Advocacy & Rescue Society. She was concerned that a Fifth Estate episode on whether… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Pit Bull Controversy

CBC Ombudsman: Following Fortress
1 month ago

CBC Ombudsman: Following Fortress

The complainant, Jenni Byrne of Bayfield Strategy, Inc., wrote on behalf of her client, Fortress Developments. She stated that one of the reporters involved in ongoing coverage of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Following Fortress

CBC OMBUDSMAN: Balance and Perspective
2 months ago

CBC OMBUDSMAN: Balance and Perspective

The complainant, Jackie Thipthorpe, objected to a story about visitors at a veterinary school open house. The research project featured involved a cow with a fistula which enabled… Continue Reading CBC OMBUDSMAN: Balance and Perspective

CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time
2 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time

The complainant, Mary Spensley, disputed the accuracy of a story about an LGBTQ teaching tool created by the Alberta Teachers’ Association. She was also concerned that hostile politicians were using… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time

CBC Ombudsman: Keeping Cool in the Twittersphere
2 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Keeping Cool in the Twittersphere

The complainant, Lara Dutton, objected to a CBC online writer expressing opinion while using the @CBCToronto twitter account. She wanted to know what the consequences were for the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Keeping Cool in the Twittersphere