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CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The Alberta Teachers’ Association released a toolkit for creating curriculum dealing with “sexual and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Balance and Perspective

Memo: Changes to CBC News
2 years ago

Memo: Changes to CBC News

By  •  News, Memos

The following memo was sent to CBC staff on Mar. 7, 2017, from Jennifer McGuire, General Manager & Editor in Chief

Today I am pleased to announce a new organizational structure… Continue Reading Memo: Changes to CBC News

CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Paula Vallee, had a relative die in a car crash. While she herself was not contacted, she alleged the reporter was insensitive and… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Privacy vs. The Public Good – Covering Personal Tragedy

Blessing or curse?
2 years ago

Blessing or curse?

By  •  News, Analysis

By Sydney Jones for The Signal

On the morning of Halloween, 2014, adults disguised as ghouls and witches carried briefcases and purses as they walked to work, crunching… Continue Reading Blessing or curse?

CBC Ombudsman: Journalistic Truth — One Piece At a Time
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Journalistic Truth — One Piece At a Time

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Gregory Duffell, thought a story on The National about Liberal cabinet minister Maryam Monsef was a journalistic failure. He considered it… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Journalistic Truth — One Piece At a Time

CBC Ombudsman: Tough but fair—Grilling a politician is a journalist’s job
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Tough but fair—Grilling a politician is a journalist’s job

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, Mary MacDonald, thought Anna Maria Tremonti was hostile and biased in an interview with Conservative Party leadership candidate Kellie Leitch. The topic was… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Tough but fair—Grilling a politician is a journalist’s job

How Kevin Donovan investigated the secret life of Jian Ghomeshi
2 years ago

How Kevin Donovan investigated the secret life of Jian Ghomeshi

By Joe Smith-Engelhardt

The journalistic and police investigations and subsequent trial and acquittal of disgraced CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault cases were very difficult for the… Continue Reading How Kevin Donovan investigated the secret life of Jian Ghomeshi