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CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes
2 years 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: Controversy vs. Controversial
2 years 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: Balancing a live phone-in. It’s not so simple.
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Balancing a live phone-in. It’s not so simple.

The complainant asked if there was censorship at work when he was told there were already Chris Alexander supporters on line when he called the Ontario Noon phone-in.
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CBC Ombudsman: Pictures vs. Words
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Pictures vs. Words

The complainant had concerns about a bar graph in an article explaining how to follow election results on the CBC news site on B.C. election day.
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CBC Ombudsman: Covering Syria
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Syria

The complainant thought the Power & Politics treatment of events in Syria was too one-sided.
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CBC Ombudsman: Fair Edits – What gets published has to reflect what happened
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Fair Edits – What gets published has to reflect what happened

The complainant was present in the House of Commons 35 years ago when a female MP got up to ask a question about violence against women.
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CBC Ombudsman: Expert Advice
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Expert Advice

The complainant objected to a conversation with a British Columbia Civil Liberties lawyer on the question of electronic device searches at the U.S. border.

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CBC Ombudsman: As always, context is queen
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: As always, context is queen

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

The complainant, William Heavenor, was concerned about the qualifying phrase “even so” in a paragraph about the makeup of the federal firearms advisory… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: As always, context is queen

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.
2 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

William McDowell, legal counsel to J.D. Irving Limited (JDI), wrote to complain about the Twitter activity of the provincial affairs correspondent in New… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

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