Radio & Television

CICI-TV raked over the coals over inaccurate story about faulty furnace

OTTAWA –The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has found a news report on CTV Northern Ontario station CICI-TV in Sudbury about a malfunctioning furnace has violated provisions in both the CAB Code of Ethics and the RTDNA Code of Ethics because it contained unfair and incomplete information. The CBSC’s decision focused on a news report broadcast during CICI-TV’s 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. newscasts on November 28, 2012. The report explained that an 87-year-old woman had her oil furnace serviced by a particular furnace maintenance company, but when the furnace was turned on afterwards, it started emitting smoke and carbon monoxide.  She had the furnace...

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