Radio & Television

CBC joins Trusted News Initiative to tackle harmful coronavirus disinformation

CBC/RADIO-CANADA SAID the industry collaboration of major media and technology organizations it joined in 2019, will direct itself to rapidly identify and stop the spread of harmful coronavirus disinformation. Starting today, partners in the Trusted News Initiative will alert each other to disinformation about coronavirus, including “imposter content” purporting to come from trusted sources, said a CBC release on Friday. Such content (like the lie that 5G technology caused Covid-19) will be reviewed promptly to ensure that disinformation is not republished. This will complement work already underway by CBC and Radio-Canada to expose mistruths and disinformation around the global pandemic....

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.