HRC In Canadian Jewish News: “CBC’s Gaza Coverage Sparks Complaints to Ombudsman”

HRC in the Canadian Jewish News: “CBC’s Gaza Coverage Sparks Complaints to Ombudsman” (September 28, 2018) Since the beginning of the year, HonestReporting Canada (HRC) has made close to 100 complaints to the CBC, over what the organization believes are unfair or inaccurate reports about Israel. The volume is in part due to the fact […]

Anti-Israel Canadian Group Claims HRC Controls CBC’s Mideast Coverage

On September 17, CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin published a review in response to an arbitration request by Hanna Kawas, Chair of the the anti-Israel group “Canada Palestine Association”, who claimed that the CBC “followed the dictates of the Zionist lobby group ‘HonestReporting’”. The full review is appended below or can be read online by clicking here. […]

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.” […]

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 […]