CBC Ombud Tacitly Acknowledges Anti-Israel Attacks on IHRA Definition of Antisemitism Given Too Much Attention

On November 16, Vancouver’s city council voted to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The definition, in addition to identifying antisemitism as, in part, “a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews,” also gives 11 real-world examples to show how antisemitism has morphed and shifted […]

CBC Ombud Acknowledges Shortcomings Of “Our Montreal” Report Which Failed to Include Important Context About Anti-Israel Activist

HonestReporting Canada is pleased to share that, subsequent to a complaint we lodged with CBC last year regarding a CBC program called Our Montreal, the broadcaster’s Ombudsman acknowledged our criticisms and recognized that important information was left out of the final report. On September 15, 2022, CBC’s Ombudsman Jack Nagler responded to a complaint from […]

Success! CBC Ombudsman Finds Anti-Israel Culinary Radio Show Violated Journalistic Standards

HonestReporting Canada is pleased to share that, subsequent to a complaint we lodged with CBC last year regarding an anti-Israel segment that their radio program “Unforked” broadcast, Ombudsman Jack Nagler upheld our complaint and recognized that the episode violated their Journalistic Standards and Practices. In a report dated March 23, 2022, Ombudsman Nagler responded to […]

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. […]