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CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes
9 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
9 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
10 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
12 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

CBC Ombudsman: Olympic opening colour commentary
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Olympic opening colour commentary

The complainant stated that Peter Mansbridge had injected biased and inappropriate comments into his remarks during the opening ceremonies of the Rio games.
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