News in Review - November 1996 The CBC: Whither Public Broadcasting?

Focusing on the latest cuts to the CBC, this story examines the past, present and future of public broadcasting in Canada and its role in the 500 channel universe.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - May 2009 The Decline of the Traditional Media

Newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations have been hit hard by the economic recession. Advertising revenues have plummeted, and the so-called traditional media are losing ground to new media. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how newspapers and other old media are struggling to survive. We’ll also examine what a new media world might look like.
  • 2009
  • 00:15:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News The Electronic Battalions: 1975-1988

This episode chronicles the golden years of the networks and the birth of the satellite age, as “going live” became the order of the day and anchors became mega-stars. TV news became a power in foreign policy, as images affected the tides of public opinion. Ted Turner is laughed at when he launches CNN. Critics slam TV news for sensationalism ...
  • 1997
  • 00:47:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

True North Calling The Future

A young woman scrambles to finish a TV show against all the hurdles the north provides, while everyone else prepares for the next season.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2017

The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News The Global Eye (Embattled Witness): 1989-1997

The Berlin Wall, Tiananmen and the first Gulf War demonstrate that TV news is global and its presence shapes the events it witnesses. The world of news is changing fundamentally as global news titans emerge. The movies-of-the-week industry feeds off sensational news headlines. Some speculate that network news, the common ground of democracy, will start to disappear in the pull ...
  • 1997
  • 00:47:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Ideas The Great Book of Knowledge (Part 1 of 2)

We used to need libraries to make the sum of human knowledge available to all. Today we have Wikipedia, where the sum of human knowledge can be shaped by all of us. But can we trust it? Philip Coulter suggests that the collective mind is perhaps the best mind we have.
  • 2014
  • 00:53:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/05/2014

Ideas The Great Book of Knowledge (Part 2 of 2)

We used to need libraries to make the sum of human knowledge available to all. Today we have Wikipedia, where the sum of human knowledge can be shaped by all of us. But can we trust it? Philip Coulter suggests that the collective mind is perhaps the best mind we have.
  • 2014
  • 00:53:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/05/2014

The Fifth Estate The Last Great Escape: Behind the Scenes with the Animation Team

Kagan McLeod is an illustrator. Travis Hopkins is an animator. Together, they explain how they took up the challenge of animating the stories of two people who escaped from North Korea for the Fifth Estate documentary The Last Great Escape.
  • 2014
  • 00:04:04
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/20/2014

The Fifth Estate The Last Great Escape: Why Use Animation in a Documentary?

Host Gillian Findlay discusses the Fifth Estate documentary The Last Great Escape. She explains the journalistic challenge they faced in depicting the stories of people who escaped from North Korea — and why they decided to use animation to bring their memories to life.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/20/2014

The Fifth Estate The Mohamed Fahmy Story: 400 Days Classroom Favourites

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy never expected he would go to jail just for doing his job. But in his first-ever television interview since release, the former Cairo bureau chief for Al-Jazeera English describes 400 days of utter hell, some of which he spent locked up with hardened prisoners and violent jihadists. Fahmy sat down with The Fifth Estate's Gillian Findlay in ...
  • 2015
  • 00:38:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/02/2015