The First WikiLeaks Arts Story: US Diplomat Gripes About CBC

“In a cable dated Jan. 1, 2008, an unnamed U.S. diplomat writes that the CBC has ‘long gone to great pains to highlight the distinction between Canadians and Americans in its programming, generally at our expense'” and that the national broadcaster “pushes ‘insidious negative popular stereotyping’ with ‘anti-American melodrama’ in its entertainment TV programs.”

Source: CBC 12/01/10