Inside Information

This remarkable series, produced for CBC's 50th anniversary, offers a rare glimpse into the world of CBC-TV News and information-gathering over the past 50 years. The programs contrast the present with the past in a revealing, in-depth journey of how news correspondents, reporters, producers and crew got the stories and then put them on the air. An outstanding resource for Civics, Politics, Society Issues, and Media Studies courses. The three parts of the series include: Stories from the Hill, Stories from the Street, and Stories from the War Zone.

  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • 3 Titles

Included in this collection

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Inside Information: Stories from the Hill (Part 1 of 3)

Julie Van Dusen of CBC's Ottawa Bureau takes viewers along as she works the "dayside shift," updating her reports on Newsworld, doing live hits and preparing reports. Fifty years ago no CBC reporter stalked Parliament Hill, a decision made so that CBC wouldn't be seen as supporting the government that created it. The legendary Norman DePoe was CBC's first star ...
  • 2002
  • 00:55:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Inside Information: Stories from the Street (Part 2 of 3)

On its opening night, September 8, 1952, the first news story broadcast on CBC Television was the dramatic escape and subsequent capture of Toronto's notorious bank robbers, The Boyd Gang. This documentary features archival footage from the groundbreaking Connections series, and looks at the investigative nature of The Fifth Estate's coverage of the wrongly convicted, the changing approach to the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:54:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Inside Information: Stories from the War Zone (Part 3 of 3)

CBC foreign correspondent Neil MacDonald is featured as he files his stories from the Middle East, one of the most volatile areas in the world. Archival footage of memorable stories from past world conflicts is also included. Veteran journalists who brought us those stories – Michael Maclear and Morley Safer, two of CBC-TV's early foreign correspondents – are also featured. The ...
  • 2002
  • 00:54:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013