News in Review 2014-2015

This is Canada's premier current-event series for the classroom. It's the only resource that gives your students the opportunity to delve into today's most important events as they unfold. Complex international, national and regional stories are broken down and given context. Diverse communities and divergent interests are given a voice.Top 4 CBC News stories every month, from September through April...Each month our team of experienced CBC News producers and high school teachers hones in on the top 4 news stories and crafts a 15-minute documentary for each -- drawing on news reports from recent months. Host Michael Serapio offers commentary that provides important background info and links.And don't forget the classroom-ready guides...Each story comes with a teacher resource guide. Developed by high school teachers, the guides tease out key concepts and questions to help your students develop a well-trained eye and ear for what matters...a vital skill for tomorrow's voters.

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News in Review - September 2014 Edward Snowden Exposed

Considered both a hero and a traitor, Edward Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 when he stole a huge quantity of top secret documents. They exposed a massive global surveillance operation run by the agency. Glenn Greenwald, one of two journalists who helped expose the documents, talks about meeting the man who stole them.
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News in Review - September 2014 Israel-Gaza Conflict 2014

An escalation in violence occurred in early July between Israel and members of the militant group Hamas, based in the Gaza Strip. This latest conflict allegedly erupted after the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers. After seven weeks of violence, Egypt brokered a tenuous cease-fire, but not before the death of 2,200 people, a majority of whom were Palestinians.
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