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Von Finckenstein says commission will withdraw ‘false and misleading news’ amendment

News | 02/18/2011 9:13 pm EST

OTTAWA—CRTC chair Konrad von Finckenstein says the commission tried to stall the amendment to its prohibition on false and misleading news for 10 years, but eventually gave into pressure from the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations when it proposed its amendments in January.

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