CRTC asks the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council to review decision to ban Dire Straits song

by chris on January 21, 2011

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, January 21, 2011 — The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today wrote to the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) asking it to review its determination that the unedited version of the song “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits was inappropriate for Canadian radio. On January 12, 2011, the CBSC’s Atlantic Regional Panel found that the use of a derogatory word in the song breached broadcast codes. Read the full sotry here


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