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

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

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

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

The National Political cartoons: Where free speech runs up against poor taste

For the second time in two weeks, a political cartoonist is apologizing for his depiction of former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in newspaper commentary on the SNC-Lavalin scandal. So, in an arena where free speech runs up against poor taste, is there a line? And if so, who defines it?
  • 2019
  • 00:02:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/26/2019

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

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