Justin Bieber Fans and the Equitable Portrayal Code

According to this story in the Toronto Star:

Toronto radio station CFNY has been reprimanded by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council after a host made comments about Justin Bieber fans that the council concluded “inappropriately sexualized children.”

The full text of the CBSC decision (captioned as “CFNY-FM re comments made on the Dean Blundell Show (Justin Bieber fans)”) is available here.  The Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Equitable Portrayal Code is available here.

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Bob Tarantino

About Bob Tarantino

Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.

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