Radio & Television

Drama showing injuries not necessarily “adults only”, advisories would have helped: CBSC

OTTAWA – Viewer advisories on a TV show that depicted accidents and injuries would have been helpful to audiences, but the program was not violent or gory enough to qualify it as an “adults only” program, said the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The CBSC investigated an episode of the American medical drama Trauma which is about paramedics in San Francisco. The episode in question, which was broadcast on City-TV on October 19, 2009, contained scenes of accidents and injuries, including such bizarre circumstances as a man impaling himself on a metal rebar at a construction site, the surgical procedure to...

Our industry and COVID-19

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