Radio & Television

CBSC nails CP24 for Tyson interview; Fairchild’s investigation of renovation scam ok: CBSC

OTTAWA – A profanity-laced interview with Mike Tyson ran afoul the broadcast codes, but a report identifying an alleged crooked renovator did not, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) ruled in two separate decisions.The CBSC investigated a live interview with retired professional boxer Mike Tyson that aired on the 24-hour news station CP24 on September 10, 2014 at approximately 1:50 PM ET.  Reporter Nathan Downer interviewed Tyson and his promoter Alex Choko who were in Toronto to promote Tyson’s one-man show.  Downer raised the issue of Tyson’s rape conviction which resulted in Tyson using profanity (including the F-word and others) toward Downer.The...

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