Ombudsman: CBC Opinion Section Unbalanced on Israel Which “Violates Policy”

In a review published yesterday entitled “Managing opinion”, CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin found that CBC’s newly-minted opinion section stood in violation of CBC policy for not having featured a broad range of views on highly contentious topics about Israel. Ms. Enkin “strongly urge(s) CBC management to find other columnists to write about this contentious topic.” […]

HRC Prompts Toronto Star “Clarification” on Palestinian Casualties at Gaza Border Riots

On April 11, the Toronto Star featured an article by staff reporter Tamar Harris who in referring to the recent protests and riots along Israel’s border with Gaza, made the following serious error: Twenty-six protesters have been killed and hundreds wounded, including journalists, since the protests began March 3.” There’s no foundation to the Star’s […]

CJFE in Disarray: Organization Removes Egregious Anti-Israel Statement Following Uproar

As reported by the Toronto Star (see here and here), the Globe and Mail, Canadian Jewish News (see here, here, and here) and the Canadian Press, following the uproar that ensued after Canadians Journalists for Freedom of Expression (CJFE) issued an alert on April 2 accusing Israel of committing “massacres” of protesters and media in recent riots/protests […]