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CBC Ombudsman: Point-of-View Documentaries | The Case of Sled Dogs
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Point-of-View Documentaries | The Case of Sled Dogs

The complainant is a sled dog operator. She wrote on behalf of many in her business as well as some of the participants in the documentary “Sled Dog”… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Point-of-View Documentaries | The Case of Sled Dogs

CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting

The complainant, Richard Reeleder, objected to an interview with an opponent of the herbicide Glyphosate. He thought he was presented as a scientific expert when he was not,… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Balance in Science Reporting

CBC Ombudsman: Accuracy in headlines and photos
7 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
9 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