A Look Back at International News 2013
  • 2013
  • 00:16:31
  • 13-14

News in Review - December 2013
A Look Back at International News 2013

Touching on just a few of the memorable stories that made the international news in 2013, we start with a shocking bomb attack at the Boston marathon that ended in a gripping four-day manhunt. Then there is the epic story of a man who has so far eluded capture, Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who has accused ...
Afghanistan: Telling the Story
  • 2002
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14

News in Review - February 2002
Afghanistan: Telling the Story

Foreign correspondents, like all journalists, are storytellers. They are our eyes and ears to world events. In the age of television, their jobs, especially in dangerous and violent conflicts, have taken on many new dimensions. Understanding how they do their work, what issues and challenges they face as journalists and how their reports affect our awareness of events is fundamental ...
Anger in America: Fanning the Flames (part 2 of 2)
  • 2012
  • 00:42:25
  • 13-14

Doc Zone
Anger in America: Fanning the Flames (part 2 of 2)

In this second installment in the two-part series Anger in America, we explore the toxic media landscape in the United States, from Fox News to the blogosphere to the free-spending "Super Pacs" behind negative ad campaigns. Americans prize their freedom of speech, but the current political dialogue is turning ugly and fearful.
  • Added on: 11/28/2013
Anna Maria Tremonti: Foreign Correspondent
  • 1995
  • 00:23:36
  • 13-14

News in Review - October 1995
Anna Maria Tremonti: Foreign Correspondent

This story details the life and career of Anna Maria Tremonti, the Gemini winner for "Best Reporting." We look at the role of the foreign correspondent in context of one of the "hotspots" she has been in.
Are We Digital Dummies?
  • 2010
  • 00:42:40
  • 13-14

Doc Zone
Are We Digital Dummies?

Doc Zone investigates how our love affair with technology taxes our brains, leaving us chronically distracted, less productive and possibly a lot less happy. Are We Digital Dummies? takes a hard look at the risks associated with using so much tech gear, whether we're in the office, at home, behind the wheel of a car or in meetings, where cell phone ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Ask a Silly Question
  • 1998
  • 00:44:42
  • 13-14

Witness
Ask a Silly Question

Opinion polls are very influential, determining everything from how we are governed to what we eat for breakfast. But this is a completely unregulated industry, subject to human frailty and open to abuse. This offbeat and often hilarious documentary uses bogus polls to show how easily people will comment on subjects they clearly know nothing about. Viewers are then taken ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Behind the Scenes: CBC News and the Referendum
  • 1992
  • 00:17:31
  • 13-14

News in Review - November 1992
Behind the Scenes: CBC News and the Referendum

In another of our inside looks at the news, we will examine how this major political event is covered by a television news department.
Behind the Scenes: Getting the Picture
  • 1994
  • 00:08:08
  • 13-14

News in Review - May 1994
Behind the Scenes: Getting the Picture

Continuing our reports from inside the news, we explore the craft of the camera operator and the importance of pictures in television news.
Behind the Scenes: The Reporter
  • 1993
  • 00:22:24
  • 13-14

News in Review - September 1993
Behind the Scenes: The Reporter

Producer Hans Pohl and his crew follow CBC-TV News reporter Paul Adams throughout the Progressive Conservative's leadership campaign and document the development of a news item.
Beyond Words: Photographers of War
  • 2005
  • 00:57:35
  • 15-17

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary
Beyond Words: Photographers of War

A raw, unflinching look at the role of the war photojournalist. Told from their point-of-view and with their startling and graphic images, Beyond Words takes you into the world of the combat photojournalist. Often living like gypsies, constantly moving, frequently in danger, this profession attracts a unique kind of individual. We learn about what they see and how they are ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013