The Exchange Newspapers in the Digital Age

John Stackhouse, former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail, discusses his book Mass Disruption that chronicles the decline of the newspaper. Six centuries ago, the printing press enabled widespread distribution of the newspaper. Stackhouse discusses what has disabled the industry, including the digital revolution and particularly the smartphone. He also discusses the impact of technology on the craft of journalism.
  • 2015
  • 00:10:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/08/2016

Life and Times No Easy Answers: Alex Trebek

Under the polished surface is a working class Sudbury boy who became a philosophy graduate and once hosted a teen dance show on TV. Trebek's elusive persona is peeled away in this profile as the viewer discovers his passion for breeding horses, growing grapes for wine and his struggle to get to the top. Trebek's Hollywood friends, colleagues and stars ...
  • 2004
  • 00:45:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Hot Type Noam Chomsky: Is the U.S. a Terrorist State?

Is the U.S. itself a leading terrorist state? Does American foreign policy dictate an escalation of violence around the world to the benefit of U.S. power elites? And is their project supported by the ready assistance of a domestic press prone to propaganda? In the wake of the events of September 11, uncompromising American dissident Noam Chomsky says yes.
  • 2002
  • 00:17:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015

Hot Type Noam Chomsky: What the Media Ignores

Noam Chomsky, American intellectual, media critic and political dissident, talks about the stories the media is ignoring, the Clinton impeachment trial, his take on Wag the Dog and bombing Iraq, plus changing attitudes toward American military interventions.
  • 1999
  • 00:11:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015

Venture One Red Paperclip

Meet the one-red-paperclip guy, Kyle MacDonald, a 26-year-old ex-geography student with a crazy scheme. In the summer of 2005, Kyle announced to the world he was going to trade a red paperclip for a house — with just his blog as a bartering tool. In one short year, this stunt took him from unemployment to international media darling, along the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Paris Hilton Inc: The Selling of Celebrity

We are drowning in celebrity culture and certain celebrities like Paris Hilton have displayed a knack for keeping themselves in the headlines. Famous for doing nothing, she is the ultimate manifestation of our obsession with celebrity culture and the massive profits that it wields. Pushed by the surging popularity of entertainment and gossip sites on the Internet, the media landscape ...
  • 2007
  • 00:43:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2004 Peace Radio: Canadian Voices in Somalia

All over the world, you can find Canadians trying to make a difference. They work for relief organizations and charities helping people in countries ravaged by poverty, disease and war. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a group of Somali Canadians who returned to Somalia to set up a small radio and television network. And we’ll show ...
  • 2004
  • 00:11:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004

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News in Review - March 2002 Peter Gzowski: A Canadian Everyman

Peter Gzowski was many things to many people. In addition to his distinguished career as a journalist and long-time radio host, he represented something very Canadian. People in this country identified with him on a personal level; he spoke to and for them. His contributions and legacy to Canadian culture are unique – his support of literacy programs was just ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2002

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News in Review - October 1996 Press Concentration: Who Controls the Message?

Following the takeover of Southam Press by Conrad Black, we explore the issue of who controls the editorial thrust of Canadian newspapers.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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Brand Canada Rant & Rave

How a marketing guru inhaled Canadian identity and exhaled a new Canadian pride in Molson's seminal TV ad "The Rant."
  • 2017
  • 00:06:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/28/2017