Radio & Television

Special effects have no place in news reports: CBSC

OTTAWA – Added special effects rendered a news report unfair and biased in contravention of broadcast codes, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has ruled.The CBSC investigated a news report that aired on Global Calgary and Global Edmonton in April 2016 about a man in Red Deer who had been charged under that City’s unusual anti-bullying by-law after his neighbours complained about him. The report, which referred to the man as a “neighbour from hell” and “Bitter Bob”, included interviews with neighbours describing the man’s harassing behaviour, as well as an interview with the man who accused his neighbours of being out to get him.  The report...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.