Radio & Television

Religious tempest for CanWest in New Zealand

AUCKLAND – While facets of the Muslim world have been inflamed for weeks over a handful of Danish newspaper cartoons, CanWest Global is facing its own tiny tempest over the next episode of South Park, titled "Bloody Mary" airing on one of its TV stations there, C4.According to numerous reports, debate is raging among Christians in New Zealand – Catholic bishops are calling for a boycott – over the episode where a bleeding statue of the Virgin Mary is the main subject (Mary is actually menstruating in the episode in question).South Park is known for taking shots (often vulgar) at virtually...