CBC + Ads + Army

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Dan Misener's picture
Dan Misener on March 30, 2006 - 22:40

Thanks for pointing this out. I’ve Adblocked away all the CBC ads, so I’d never otherwise notice.

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Daniel's picture
Daniel on March 30, 2006 - 23:00

What’s the story Peter? CBC accepts ads, the military advertises… and now the military is advertising on CBC.

Peter Rukavina's picture
Peter Rukavina on March 31, 2006 - 14:59

I think it’s good that the CBC doesn’t air “advocacy ads.” I think the Armed Forces ad is an “advocacy ad.” I don’t think the Government should be able to run ads that say “joining the army is great” on news pages that discuss what the army is doing.

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