Radio & Television

CTV News segment about corporate sister show looked like an ad, says CBSC

OTTAWA — CTV Toronto’s failure to disclose its shared ownership with Crave (both are owned by Bell Media) during a CTV News at 6 report in July about the streaming service’s reality show Canada’s Drag Race breached the Radio Television Digital News Association of Canada’s (RTDNA) Code of Journalistic Ethics, said the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) in a decision released today. Furthermore, the CBSC determined CTV Toronto also breached the RTDNA’s journalistic ethics code by allowing language to be used which made the news report seem like a promotional spot for Crave, says the CBSC’s press release. During the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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