Radio & Television

This just in… oops.

TORONTO – CTV Newsnet issued an apology late Thursday to former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard for announcing he was dead. “CTV Newsnet has formally extended its sincerest apologies to Mr. Lucien Bouchard and his family. The apology followed an erroneous report today by CTV Newsnet that Mr. Bouchard had passed away. The report was quickly retracted. Furthermore, the CTV Newsnet report incorrectly attributed the source of the information to Radio-Canada,” says the CTV correction. The report was corrected within just a few minutes of its initial airing. Radio-Canada was pretty miffed itself, issuing its own statement so that people would...