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CBC defends decision to sue Conservative Party over election ads

Journalistic independence is such an important principle that Canada’s public broadcaster had no choice but to launch legal action against the Conservative Party for using excerpts of its on air reports and programs in partisan advertising, says the head of »

Politics, Society

Broadcasters to political parties: Do not use our content in your ads without our permission

Almost all of Canada’s major broadcasters are cracking down on political parties using their material in advertising, according to a report by CBC journalist James Fitz-Morris. “As news organizations, the use of our content in political advertisements without our express »