Radio & Television

Only live is live, says CBSC

OTTAWA – Last summer, after rehearsing in Toronto in preparation for their world tour, the Rolling Stones kept up with their tradition of playing a local club before decamping. But back in August, when the Stones were playing live at the Phoenix in Toronto, Corus Radio's Q107 also aired a live Stones gig… on tape. The move resulted in listener confusion and a handful of complaints to the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. "The CBSC Ontario Regional Panel examined complaints about the broadcast and concluded that Q107’s failure to clearly indicate that the concert it aired was pre-recorded and not a...