Ombudsman Upholds HRC Concerns About CBC The Current’s Demonizing Israel

On April 18, CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin released a review at the behest of HonestReporting Canada subscriber David Levy which found that The Current’s February 7 broadcast (which HRC critiqued as having demonized Israel) fundamentally “lacked balance” and “fell short” of the CBC’s Journalistic Standards and Practices. As we noted in our original alert: Entitled, “A generation […]

UPDATED: After Demonizing Israel, CBC The Current Airs Pro-Israel Interview

UPDATE: February 12 and 22, 2018: Subsequent to HRC’s issuing a complaint and action alert condemning CBC The Current for demonizing Israel, this CBC Radio program broadcast an interview on February 12 with Asaf Romirowsky, the executive director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) who commented on how Iran poses an existential threat to Israel […]

CBC The Current Whitewashes Hamas

On the morning of November 28, CBC Radio’s The Current aired an interview with Hamas’ first female spokesperson, Isra Al Mudallal, that we regard as being a whitewewash of this outlawed terrorist organization. You can listen to this interview in full by clicking here or on the image below: You’d think that a lengthy interview ostensibly on affirmative action and women […]