CBC Ombudsman admits to lack of ideological diversity among their writers

The CBC Ombudsman, Vince Carlin, states in his assessment (pdf) of an article by Heather Mallick:

On CBCNews.ca, there does not appear to be a wide range of “pointy” views.  For instance, many of those who complained claimed that there is no one of an opposite ideological viewpoint readily
apparent on the service.  Unfortunately, this appears to be true.

We erred in our judgment.

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