Studio K Gary Worries About the News

Sometimes the things we hear on the news can be scary. Gary wonders what to do when you hear about things that worry you.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:11
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/08/2018

My World Media Literacy Getting the news right

On June 3, 2019, there was a violent attack on the streets of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. More than 100 people were killed. There were no official records of what happened, but we spoke to a team of BBC journalists who were able to find and verify hundreds of videos filmed on phones, and hold those responsible to account. ...
  • 2020
  • 00:05:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News History Through a Lens (Born Among Clowns): 1894-1919

The Lumières create a new industry and within 10 years, powerful news companies are in cutthroat competition around the world. At first a novelty included in vaudeville shows, newsreels would soon be seen by tens of millions of cinema-goers twice a week. Much of what viewers saw was actually staged by pre-Hollywood film studios. Rare footage includes some of the ...
  • 1997
  • 00:55:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2013 Hoaxes and Pranks: When the Joke Turns Tragic

Some Montreal students were a YouTube hit after creating a realistic looking video of an eagle seemingly snatching a child and trying to fly away. A short time later, another prank or hoax led to the death of a nurse in London. Where do we draw the line when making things up in the name of entertainment?
  • 2013
  • 00:12:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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As It Happens Homophone Blogger Fired

If you know the difference between the words "homophobe" and "homophone," you're well ahead of one American English language school administrator who fired an employee last week for allegedly promoting "some kind of gay agenda" through a blog post about grammar. Timothy Torkildson was let go from his position as a social media specialist at the Nomen Global Language Center ...
  • 2014
  • 00:06:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

My World Media Literacy How do journalists earn our trust?

Every day, journalists work hard to maintain the trust of their readers and viewers. The most important way to do this is through accurate reporting and complete transparency. But when reported information is found to be wrong, it is the responsibility of the journalists to update and correct it quickly and be open and transparent. In today’s world, misinformation can ...
  • 2020
  • 00:03:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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My World Media Literacy How do journalists find the news?

When making the news, journalists have to do a lot of research to find a good story. Social media and the internet have sped up the process, but journalists still have to consider where to find their sources, what questions to ask, and whether or not they can trust their sources. Then, they gather information such as interviews, videos and ...
  • 2020
  • 00:02:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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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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The National How Social Media is Shaping the U.S. Presidential Race

Social media is playing a hugely important role in the U.S. presidential race. Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's campaign teams are really trying to capitalize on the ability to track in real time what's trending, to know if their message is working. One unanswered question, however, is will the non-stop Facebook and Twitter buzz get people out to vote?
  • 2016
  • 00:05:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/21/2016

The National Infiltrating North Korea, one USB drive at a time

A small army of activists in Halifax is infiltrating North Korea, one USB drive at a time. It's all about getting tiny pieces of information into a country that tries to shelter its population from the outside world. Students at Dalhousie University are making videos of life in Halifax and putting them on the USB drives. They are they sent ...
  • 2018
  • 00:06:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2018

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