Radio & Television

Not CKOI’s best hour

OTTAWA – Corus Radio’s CKOI-FM was dealt a couple of wrist-slaps today for the content of a radio segment from January this year and for the broadcaster’s poor handling of the complaint. The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) decision today dealt with the broadcast of an episode of the morning show Y’é trop de bonne heure on CKOI-FM (Montreal) in January 2005. A complainant said that some of the hosts’ comments were “coarse or offensive, unduly sexually explicit, and upsetting and hurtful about Quebec City residents,” says today’s release. For example, hosts Normand Braithwaite and Claude Poirier called Quebec City...