Radio & Television

Unusual sexual assault report ok for morning radio, says CBSC

OTTAWA - The description of an unusual sexual assault that aired on a morning radio show was ruled acceptable by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) because it was not actually sexually explicit.The story was broadcast at 7:25 AM during The Big Breakfast Show on CFWF-FM (The Wolf, Regina) on January 14, 2010.  The commentator prefaced his remarks with “it’s really horrifying so I’ll pass it along” and proceeded to explain that the case, which had occurred in Germany, had involved one man playing with his male friend’s “junk” while intoxicated.  Quoting court officials, The Wolf host read that the...

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