Radio & Television

Comments made about Olympic men’s figure skating, American skater, went too far, says CBSC

OTTAWA – Comments broadcast about men’s figure skating during the 2010 Winter Olympics went too far after hosts used "derisive and denigrating" terms for homosexuals, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined.The CBSC released two decisions relating to discussions of the sport and an American figure skater in particular.  The first concerned the Olympic morning information program Le réveil olympique broadcast on both Réseau des sports (RDS) and V.  Host Claude Mailhot and guest analyst Alain Goldberg discussed men’s figure skating and commented on the style and costume of American competitor Johnny Weir, who had worn lipstick and a black...
 

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