Radio & Television

CityPulse segment insensitive, says Standards Council

OTTAWA – Ethically speaking, interviewing a child whose father was just arrested on child pornography and sex assault charges is a no-no, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. The organization released a decision today over Citytv’s January 25, 2005 CityPulse at Six, where it’s lead story was about a man arrested for possession of child pornography and sex assault. The report, distressingly, included an interview with the man’s young son by reporter Beatrice Politi, although his face was digitally blurred. The broadcast provided the man’s name and a photograph of him, as well as his address. A CityPulse reporter was...

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