Radio & Television

Violent video repetition was excessive, says CBSC

OTTAWA — The repetitive broadcast by Quebecor’s Le Canal Nouvelles (LCN) of the violent mistreatment of a horse on its public affairs morning show, Le Québec matin in November breached the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Violence Code, the CBSC said Wednesday. The report on November 27, 2019 showed a horse being dragged through the snow by a pickup truck and the clip was repeated a total of 11 and a half times during a one-minute-thirty-seven-second-long report, according to the news release. The video was shown three times before the show’s host warned viewers the images were not easy to watch....

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