Radio & Television

Religious program distorted facts, contained abusive comments about homosexuals, says CBSC

OTTAWA – A religious talk program violated various broadcast codes by its treatment of issues such as homosexuality, Islam, Haiti and euthanasia, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined.Word TV (previously called Word.ca) is a religious talk program broadcast on CITS-TV (CTS – Crossroads Television Ontario).  Hosted by Charles McVety, the show examines political issues and current events from an evangelical Christian perspective.After receiving complaints that the program had included discriminatory comments on the basis of sexual orientation, religion and mental disability, the CBSC’s Ontario Regional Panel examined the allegations under the Human Rights clauses of the Canadian Association of Broadcaster’s...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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