Radio & Television

Sun News discussion on race relations, riots, deemed acceptable by CBSC

OTTAWA – Comments about race relations and riots made during a Sun News Network public affairs program were not unduly discriminatory and therefore did not breach any broadcast codes, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) said Wednesday. The CBSC examined an episode of the show ByLine with Brian Lilley originally broadcast on August 9, 2011 and rebroadcast on August 13.  Lilley and guest commentator Michael Coren talked about the riots that were occurring in and around London, England at that time.  Coren argued that the riots were not motivated by poverty, as some rioters claimed, but rather were related to the “gang culture”...

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