CBC Docs POV Mohamed Fahmy: Half Free

Set against the spectre of growing global terrorism, and in an era of vicious attacks on press freedom around the world, Mohamed Fahmy: Half Free is a character study of a Canadian-Egyptian journalist who was jailed for pursuing the truth. With exclusive interviews with some of the world’s most respected journalists who worked alongside Fahmy covering the Arab Spring, the documentary is ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/29/2017

My World Media Literacy My World Media Literacy: Professional Development Introduction

Are your students ready to embark on a media literacy journey? The My World media literacy program, brought to you by the BBC, is the perfect tool to teach students about the importance of being a responsible consumer of news, and promises to provide a measurable impact to your students learning decision-making and overall ability to form their own opinions. ...
  • 2020
  • 00:04:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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True North Calling New Beginnings

A TV producer in Iqaluit struggles to make a show entirely in Inuktitut as the farmers get a long-awaited addition to the farm.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2017

News in Review - September 2000 News Cameras and Privacy: In Your Face?

Canadians have always supported and respected the civil safeguards of freedom of the press and the role and responsibility of the media to act as the public’s agent in providing information. As media – in particular television news cameras – became more omnipresent in our society, Canadian media consumers gained access to more information, faster, and in much greater detail. ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2000

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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

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

News in Review - September 2019 Online Distortion: Is Canada Facing Election Interference?

As we move towards a federal election this fall, many voters will be influenced by what they read online. And much of that is misinformation, distortion and sadly, fake news. Canada is not immune to election interference. In fact, experts say we're already being targeted. CBC's Adrienne Arsenault seeks out those who have been tracking the threat to find out ...
  • 2019
  • 00:15:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/05/2019

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The National Ottawa's fight with Netflix reignites age-old debate: what is Cancon and who should pay?

Canadian studios and production crews are busier than ever before, thanks in part to demand from foreign streaming giants such as Netflix, Amazon and Hulu. At the same time, those American behemoths are being accused of not contributing their fair share to produce Canadian content and culture. But what exactly constitutes Cancon?
  • 2019
  • 00:02:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2019