Radio & Television

The Interview: From Power Rangers to “Money for Nothing”, Ron Cohen helped judge it all

AS NATIONAL CHAIR OF THE Canadian Broadcast Standards Council for 18 years, Ron Cohen has seen and heard the most controversial television and radio programming offered on the Canadian airwaves. Talk show hosts who obliterated whatever journalistic lines there were have been reprimanded, gratuitous violence has been appropriately banished from the airwaves and ignorant, yet aired, viewpoints which were human rights violations were harshly dealt with and apologized for thanks to the codes interpreted, nurtured and enforced by the CBSC under Cohen’s direction. He spent over 18 years at the helm of the CBSC, the private broadcasters’ standards body. The...

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.