Radio & Television

TSN should have tackled coarse language in live CFL game: CBSC

OTTAWA – Broadcasters should find ways to prevent coarse language from airing during live sports, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) said Tuesday after finding TSN in breach of broadcast codes.The CBSC investigated a Canadian Football League (CFL) game between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats that aired on TSN 4 on July 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time.  Microphones on or near the field picked up coarse language from the players, including the word “fuck” on three occasions.  In one case, the commentator apologized for the language, pointing out it was live television.A viewer complained that the language was broadcast...

Our industry and COVID-19

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