Reported Memories As Facts

Uncorroborated childhood memories cannot be reported as fact, says the CBC’s Ombudsman. The advisory followed complaints a Manitoba town was unfairly depicted as cruel and bigoted in a Truth and Reconciliation Day story: “Our article could have been clearer about the extent to which we were relying on the perceptions of children 45 years later.”

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