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CBC Ombudsman: Power & Politics: Equal opportunity questioning
4 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Power & Politics: Equal opportunity questioning

The complainant, Ray Gribeauval, thought the program host was pushing the Conservative party line in a story about fiscal update.
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CBC Ombudsman: GMO Crops and Journalistic Balance
4 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: GMO Crops and Journalistic Balance

The complainant focused on a passing reference to crop yields from GMO seed in an interview about the reasons for the Chinese takeover of a large seed and pesticide company.
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Memo: Brodie Fenlon appointed Senior Director of Digital News at CBC
4 years ago

Memo: Brodie Fenlon appointed Senior Director of Digital News at CBC

By  •  News, People, Memos

The following memo was sent to CBC staff on Feb. 24 from Jennifer McGuire, General Manager and Editor in Chief

I am thrilled to confirm Brodie Fenlon as the Senior Director of… Continue Reading Memo: Brodie Fenlon appointed Senior Director of Digital News at CBC

Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC
4 years ago

Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC

By  •  News

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Information released by the Liberal government on Feb. 19 details $115 million in cuts to the CBC along with several other services.

Budgets for sports programming were… Continue Reading Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC

Reporting from Ebola’s ground zero
4 years ago

Reporting from Ebola’s ground zero

By  •  Work, Field Notes

By Lana Hall

In 2014, CBC correspondent Adrienne Arsenault cut her vacation short to accept a gig covering the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. She barely hesitated.

“I can’t… Continue Reading Reporting from Ebola’s ground zero

Responsible communication wins again
4 years ago

Responsible communication wins again

By  •  News, Law, People

Kathy Tomlinson becomes part of a slowly growing list of Canadian defamation cases that are winning with the defence of “responsible communication”.
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Memo: CBC opens Moscow pocket bureau
4 years ago

Memo: CBC opens Moscow pocket bureau

By  •  News, Memos

The pocket bureau will be staffed by Susan Ormiston, Corrine Seminoff and Jean-Francois Bisson.
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