News in Review Hoaxes and Pranks: When the Joke Turns Tragic

News in Review Hoaxes and Pranks: When the Joke Turns Tragic

Some Montreal students were a YouTube hit after creating a realistic looking video of an eagle seemingly snatching a child and trying to fly away. A short time later, another prank or hoax led to the death of a nurse in London. Where do we draw the line when making things up in the name of entertainment?

  • 2013
  • 00:12:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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Edition
February 2013
Subjects
Practical jokes [LCSH] Leaks (Disclosure of information) [LCSH] Mass media -- Social aspects [LCSH] False personation [LCSH] Technology [LCSH] Mass media -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Ethics [LCSH]
Team
Michael Serapio (Host), Susan Ormiston (Journalist), Catherine Cullen (Journalist), Leslie MacKinnon (Journalist)
Closed captioning
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MARC Record
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