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CBC OMBUDSMAN: Opinion.
3 months ago

CBC OMBUDSMAN: Opinion.

The complainant, Norman Swan, objected to an Opinion column critical of people having large families. He found it “disrespectful of family planning choices,” and he rejected the writer’s… Continue Reading CBC OMBUDSMAN: Opinion.

CBC Ombudsman: Making the links
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Making the links

In the wake of accusations of sexual impropriety involving teenage girls against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore, CBC News provided a feature story about the phenomenon in some… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Making the links

CBC Ombudsman: Public figures get public scrutiny
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Public figures get public scrutiny

The complainant, Nimra Amjad, asked that articles about her be de-indexed. She thought that this would protect her from harassment that she said arose from them, but still… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Public figures get public scrutiny

CBC Ombudsman: Identifying Interviewees – how much background is enough
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Identifying Interviewees – how much background is enough

The complainant, Marjaleena Repo, thought that important information about an interviewee was absent. An Iranian exile who has been supporting a movement of women protesting mandatory wearing of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Identifying Interviewees – how much background is enough

CBC Ombudsman: A high bar for removing a story
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: A high bar for removing a story

The reality of the permanence of online news stories leads to requests for removal of articles.

The right to control over one’s information and the right… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: A high bar for removing a story

CBC Ombudsman: The F Word
4 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The F Word

The complainant, Steve Zradicka, objected to the use of the f-word in an interview with two of the women who accused Albert Schultz of sexual misconduct. He pointed… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The F Word

CBC Ombudsman: Seeing is Believing
4 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
4 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

How CBC kept viewers connected during the Winter Olympics
4 months ago

How CBC kept viewers connected during the Winter Olympics

Approximately three-quarters of the Canadian public tuned into CBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
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CBC Ombudsman: Reporting Racism
4 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Reporting Racism

The complainant, David Anderson, thought the emphasis on racism in a National and online look at the plight of Indigenous students who go to Thunder Bay to complete… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Reporting Racism