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CBC’s left hand doesn’t know what its further left hand is doing

Hey CBC, are you a house divided, and on a downward death spiral? Are you falling apart at the seams due to your own ineptitude and disfunction? Are your internal battles not sure to split you into two or more disparate factions which will fight ugly battles? Because if what’s happening at the CBC, these days, were happening at the Conservative Party of Canada, you KNOW that’s what you’d be saying about it.

And THEN you’d announce an 8-part investigative series on the Passionate Eye, and Mansbridge would talk ever-so calmly about the dearth of common sense and even a modicum of control over there for at least a week and a half.

CBC overrules editor’s decision to bar Linden MacIntyre for comparing Mansbridge to Ghomeshi

Linden MacIntyre has not been barred from appearing on CBC News Network this week despite an internal public broadcaster memo to the contrary.

Jennifer Harwood, managing editor of CBC News Network, sent a memo late Wednesday stating that any interviews with MacIntyre on the network this week have been cancelled.

The memo said the move came about because of MacIntyre’s recent comments to the Globe and Mail comparing the workplace behaviour of Peter Mansbridge to that of ousted “Q” host Jian Ghomeshi. …

 

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