Radio & Television

Innuendo okay, says CBSC

OTTAWA – Shortening an assistant manager’s title to “ass man” or airing listeners’ icky-personal life misadventures is okay, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council said today.The CBSC released two decisions about two different recurring segments on the Dean Blundell Show, the CFNY-FM (102.1 The Edge, Corus Entertainment, Toronto) morning program, finding that neither violated the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Code of Ethics because they contained sexual innuendo rather than unduly sexually explicit material.Reads the release:The CBSC received complaints about an example of each of two segments, one known as “Gay Jeff” and the other as “Wha’ Happened?” In the “Gay Jeff”...

Our industry and COVID-19

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