Success! Ombudsman Upholds Complaints About Problematic CBC Coverage of Israel-Hamas War

HonestReporting Canada is pleased to share that subsequent to a number of problematic reports broadcast on various CBC News programs last Spring during Hamas’ war against Israel, and thanks to direct action taken by HRC, our subscribers, and the public at large, our public broadcaster’s ombudsman has upheld our concerns in a number of areas. […]

CBC Fawns Over Dead Palestinian Leader Saeb Erekat

With news that longtime Palestinian leader and former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat had passed away, CBC News devoted considerable coverage which ostensibly fawned over Erekat and ignored his anti-peace credentials. Erekat is best known for giving lip service to the cause of peace, for being duplicitous, and for engaging in the art of Palestinian double […]

CBC Host Carol Off Uses Corona Virus to Tacitly Criticize Israel

Carol Off, the host of CBC Radio’s “As It Happens” program, is known for her animus towards Israel. It was not surprising to see her show use the Coronva virus pandemic as a pretext to tacitly criticize the Jewish state. The March 19 broadcast of the program saw Off interview Dr. Tarek Loubani, a notorious […]

CBC Fails to Substantiate Claim that IDF Sniper Shot and Paralyzed Palestinian Woman

On September 26, HonestReporting Canada (HRC) asked CBC News to substantiate a claim they aired by a Palestinian “militant” who said that an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) sniper shot and paralyzed his sister. CBC As It Happens flagship radio program broadcast an interview on September 25 entitled: “Exhibit invites Israelis to visit a Palestinian home — through […]