Radio & Television

On-air mistake requires on-air correction, says CBSC

OTTAWA – The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has found that a news report on CTV News Channel breached two industry organizations’ codes of ethics and has ordered  the channel to issue a correction on air because that is where the error occured. Today’s decision from the CBSC centred around two news reports broadcast on CTV News Channel on February 25, 2013 entitled “Clashes Erupt in West Bank”. Both segments reported that tensions had risen following the death of a Palestinian man in an Israeli jail who had been participating in a hunger strike when he died. On March 5, the CBSC received a complaint...