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News in Review - October 2018 Safeguarding Social Media: Facebook's Challenge

Facebook has been the shooting star of social media platforms. Nothing could stop its meteoric rise as two billion users signed up to communicate and share online. But recent scandals from fake news to extremist content have plagued the firm and users are losing trust. If the firm cannot secure personal information and stop hackers, how can users feel safe? ...
  • 2018
  • 00:14:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/16/2018

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The Weekly Zeynep Tufekci on Facebook's business model

Socio-technologist Zeynep Tufekci says Facebook’s business model is problematic. She tells the CBC’s Wendy Mesley that your data can be used to identify your politics and your personal weaknesses – even if you have never disclosed it.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018

News in Review - January 2018 #MeToo: How a Hashtag Launched a Revolution

The #MeToo Campaign of 2017 could well be the most important movement of a generation. The hashtag took off in October and allowed victims of sexual harassment all over the world to unite on social media. It started with stunning revelations about film mogul Harvey Weinstein and grew into a global movement. The bravery of these women sharing their stories ...
  • 2018
  • 00:17:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/26/2018

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Marketplace The celebrity sell: The new social world of celeb endorsements

From waist trainers to hair vitamins, fat-burning tummy tea wraps, and even pharmaceuticals, the Kardashian family has a long list of products they claim to love on social media. But are they letting people into their lives with these seemingly authentic testimonials, or are they just cashing in?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/31/2017

The National Helping through Social Media

A B.C. woman has harnessed the power of social media to help feed people in Canada's North.
  • 2016
  • 00:08:33
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/11/2017

Marketplace Online Reviews: Faking It

The better the reviews, the more we trust a business. And for companies that means a better bottom line. In a months-long investigation and excellent business ethics primer, Marketplace went undercover posing as a new business to discover how companies can buy a positive reputation online. They reveal an entire industry devoted to helping businesses mislead consumers. Host Erica Johnson reveals how ...
  • 2014
  • 00:20:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2015

News in Review - April 2014 Kids & Technology: The Dark Side of the Wired World

This story takes a look at technology and its impact on young people. Many people believe that constant access to wired devices has changed the experience of growing up — not to mention the role technology plays in academic cheating.
  • 2014
  • 00:17:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2014

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Georges St-Pierre: Samourai 2.0

In many countries around the world, Georges St-Pierre is a Canadian phenomenon, right up there with Céline Dion and the Cirque du Soleil. His international celebrity status is the result of equal parts extraordinary athleticism and finely tuned marketing. In 2011, the mixed martial arts world champion had to withdraw from competition due to a serious knee injury. The forced ...
  • 2012
  • 00:39:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

Doc Zone Sext up KIDS

From tiny tots strutting bikini-clad bodies in beauty pageants to companies marketing itty-bitty thongs and padded bras to nine-year-olds, images of ever-younger sexualized girls have become commonplace. Add to that: ever-younger boys with 24-7 access to internet porn. It saturates their lives, from skate parks to the school bus. By the time they’re 18, 80% of boys are watching porn ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:18
  • 18+
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2011 How Facebook Changed the World

It began as a college dorm project, but Facebook is now an international giant. It has more than half a billion users, and Canadians are among its biggest fans. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the rise of the social media giant and at the many ways it is changing the world.
  • 2011
  • 00:14:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2011

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News in Review - December 2009 The Internet: Forty Years Later

It’s been 40 years since the Internet was born. Since then it has revolutionized our world. But it has also brought with it a host of new problems. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the birth of the Internet, and examine some issues that are clouding its future.
  • 2009
  • 00:16:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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