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CBC Ombudsman

CBC Ombudsman: Trump vs. The NFL
1 week ago

CBC Ombudsman: Trump vs. The NFL

The complainant, Dan Bourque, objected to CBC Halifax’s Mainstreet coverage of the President of the United States and his interactions with both NFL players and the Pittsburgh Penguins
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CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis
4 weeks ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis

The complainant, Geoffrey Donaldson, considered reporting about an increase in publicly-funded opioid prescriptions in New Brunswick misleading. He did not agree that there is any concern in the increase. He… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis

CBC Ombudsman: The National
2 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The National

The complainant, Dieter Buse, objected to a Viewpoint segment by Robyn Urback, calling into question Canada’s desire for a seat on the UN security council. He thought it was a… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The National

CBC Ombudsman: The Rohingya Story
2 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Rohingya Story

The complainant, Meer Sahib, thought the phrasing of a reference to the insurgent attacks that sparked the current action against the Rohingya people left the impression that the host of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Rohingya Story

CBC Ombudsman: Provocative Opinion
2 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Provocative Opinion

The complainant, Mike McEwan, thought an opinion piece critical of the systematic mistreatment of Aboriginal people was expressed in a way that bordered on “hate speech.” There is a big… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Provocative Opinion

CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes

The complainant, Domenico Celli, thought CBC was deliberately lying when meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe pointed out some possible influence of climate change on hurricane Harvey. She was giving documented scientific information.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr

The complainant, Murray O’Regan, thought CBC radio news was indulging in tabloid journalism talking about the Khadr settlement. The item on the hourly newscast focused on the controversy over the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr

CBC Ombudsman: Controversy vs. Controversial
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Controversy vs. Controversial

President of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms and spokesperson for a Christian school in Alberta, thought coverage of a dispute between the local school board and his school was biased.
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CBC Ombudsman: The “f” word — A threshold for its use in news
6 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The “f” word — A threshold for its use in news

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Curtis Hopkins, thought swearing on an online video of an eyewitness recording of a bus billowing smoke was in violation of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The “f” word — A threshold for its use in news