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by Mike Fegelman
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  • CBC News Network: January 26, 2019: A previous version of this story said Andrew Scheer reiterated his pledge to move Canada’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In fact, he reiterated his pledge that the Conservatives would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Jan 22, 2019 1:25 PM ET
  • CBC News Network: November 20, 2014: Ombud Upholds HRC Complaint; CBC (Mis)Reporting of Gaza Casualties Violated Standards
  • August 9, 2013: After receiving an HRC complaint, CBC News acknowledged it used “imprecise language” and failed to attribute a statement its anchor made which falsely claimed Israeli settlements constitute the “main sticking point” in Mideast peace talks.
  • April 17, 2013: CBC Issues On-Air Corrections: Israel Didn’t Kill Palestinian Protester
  • April 15, 2013: CBC Concedes Reporting Lacked Israeli Point of View: Several CBC reports failed to provide the Israeli point of view denying charges of alleged medical malfeasance in the death of a Palestinian prisoner from cancer in an Israeli jail.
  • Jan 9 2009: “Hamas fired dozens more rockets at Israeli settlements.” CBC editor stated “the word [settlement] has a specific meaning in the Israeli context and could be misunderstood. We regret the error.”
  • Dec 29 2008: “Phyllis Bennis incorrectly described as a “media analyst,” when she is a “leftist critic of Israel.” CBC agreed that additional information should have been included to qualify this individual’s background.

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