The National Researching the spread of fake news and its impact New

Researching the spread of fake news and its impact was the focus of a new report from MIT researchers on how rumours can spread faster and farther than the truth. Perhaps one of the more surprising findings is the suggestion that humans are a bigger issue in the spread of fake news than the bots that often get blamed.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/28/2018

Mansbridge One on One Sally Armstrong

Peter Mansbridge sits down with Canadian journalist, filmmaker and human rights activist Sally Armstrong to talk about her work in Iraq speaking directly with ISIS fighters and the Yazidi women and girls they captured.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

Doc Zone Scandal: Inside the Murdoch Empire

It has been called "The Murdoch Spring". A modern democracy freed from the grip of a foreign press baron by one astonishing newspaper story. For 30 years Rupert Murdoch has held sway over British Prime Ministers and politicians of all stripes have sought his favour. In Britain he controls 40 percent of the press, and a major television station. In ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Docs POV Sickboy

Follow 29-year-old yoga instructor Jeremie Saunders as he lives openly with cystic fibrosis (CF) and looks for ways to remove the stigma attached to chronic illness and disease. Jeremie has grown up in Halifax dealing with CF, with a daily routine that involves using an atomizer and taking dozens of prescription pills. But he keeps a positive outlook and chooses ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/30/2017

News in Review - October 2017 Social Influencers: Leveraging Popularity for Paydirt

In a world where those with the most followers means popularity and leverage, there’s a new celebrity in town. They’re called social influencers. They tweet, blog and video their brand picks all the way to the bank. And companies are willing to spend big bucks to get their endorsement if they can link their brand to new customers. But what ...
  • 2017
  • 00:14:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/18/2017

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The Canadian Experience Talking Canadian

Why do English-speaking Canadians talk the way we do? Few of us are aware that the language we speak — the words we use and the way we say them — has less to do with concscious choice than it has to do with our past: when and why we came here, where we settled and the tug of war between ...
  • 2004
  • 00:43:32
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 1995 The Bernardo Case: The Monsters Among Us

When a horrifying and sensational case such as this happens, society itself is also a victim and viewers become "survivors". This report looks at the larger issues involving the legal system, the media, and society in general.
  • 1995
  • 00:11:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1995

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News in Review - March 2008 The Campaign for the White House

In February 2008, the race to choose the next president of the United States heated up. The two main parties, the Democrats and the Republicans, held a series of primaries and caucuses to determine which candidate should represent them. In this News in Review story we’ll look at both parties' candidates and at the issues shaping their campaigns.
  • 2008
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2008

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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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