Radio & Television

Adjective clarification for news broadcasts from CBSC

OTTAWA – The use of the word “Polish” to describe WWII ghettos or concentration camps breaches broadcasters’ ethics codes, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council said today. The decision concerned two news broadcasts in which “Polish” was used as a national adjective to describe Second World War phenomena: in one case, a ghetto, and, in the other, the concentration camp at Treblinka. In the first case, on November 8, 2003, the CTV Television Network broadcast the story of a Holocaust survivor during the course of which the following statement was made: "He was five years younger than his audience when his...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.