Radio & Television

TV station must warn viewers before airing footage of fatal crash: CBSC

OTTAWA – A TV news report that contained images of a fatal motorcycle accident should have been preceded by a warning to viewers, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined.The CBSC investigated a news report about a vehicle collision that aired on CHEK-DT (Victoria, BC) on September 11, 2017 during its 5:00 PM CHEK News broadcast.  The station reported that police were investigating a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a truck, and then aired footage that had been captured by a nearby security camera, which showed the accident from a distance.  While the footage was partially obscured by the security camera’s time...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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