Media Watch
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Media Watch: June 1, 2020

ABC June 1, 2020

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News Corp to stop printing more than 100 regional titles. The move to digital will cost hundreds of jobs and leave communities without a physical newspaper. Financial ...

News Corp to stop printing more than 100 regional titles. The move to digital will cost hundreds of jobs and leave communities without a physical newspaper. Financial commentator Harry Dent gets airtime with dire predictions about Australian house prices despite them never being realised. We call out a lack of disclosure by the Science Show in its "Climate Grief" series on ABC Radio National.

Obama: What Happened To Hope?
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Obama: What Happened To Hope?

ABC November 6, 2012

Civics and citizenship

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Through informal and candid interviews with some of Obama's own White House staff and those who have worked closely with him, Andrew Marr assesses how far his presidency has ...

Through informal and candid interviews with some of Obama's own White House staff and those who have worked closely with him, Andrew Marr assesses how far his presidency has lived up to the huge expectations.

Meghan Markle: The First 100 Days
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Meghan Markle: The First 100 Days

Nine May 15, 2018

Personal and social capability

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A look into the journey Meghan Markle has taken to become a royal bride-to-be. Starting from her engagement to Harry to her first public engagements, royal watchers give their ...

A look into the journey Meghan Markle has taken to become a royal bride-to-be. Starting from her engagement to Harry to her first public engagements, royal watchers give their opinion on the impact Meghan is having on the royal family.

Harry and Meghan: A Love Story
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Harry and Meghan: A Love Story

Nine May 13, 2018

Personal and social capability

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When royalty met Hollywood: find out more about the hottest royal couple by discovering their drives, their motivations, and what united them in this intimate and uplifting ...

When royalty met Hollywood: find out more about the hottest royal couple by discovering their drives, their motivations, and what united them in this intimate and uplifting special about a true-life fairytale romance.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Secrets of the Dinosaur Crater

ABC September 5, 2017

Science

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A group of world-renowned scientists are on a quest to uncover the secrets of the most significant day in our planet's history: the day that killed the dinosaurs. Sixty-six ...

A group of world-renowned scientists are on a quest to uncover the secrets of the most significant day in our planet's history: the day that killed the dinosaurs. Sixty-six million years ago an asteroid the size of London hit the planet in the modern-day Gulf of Mexico. Now, as co-leaders of an expedition to drill deep into the Chicxulub asteroid impact crater, Geologists Sean Gulick and Jo Morgan have set out to answer how this resulted in the extinction of dinosaurs.

People and Power
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People and Power: Cuba Year Zero

Season 1 Episode 1 Al Jazeera English February 7, 2016

Civics and citizenship

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How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides of the political divide.

How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides of the political divide.

The People's Health
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The People's Health: Canada's New Doctors

Al Jazeera English August 15, 2016

Health and PE

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At one of the world's pioneering medical schools in Canada we follow young trainee doctors for a year to find out what makes a good doctor.

At one of the world's pioneering medical schools in Canada we follow young trainee doctors for a year to find out what makes a good doctor.

People and Power
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People and Power: Afghanistan: The Fall Of Helmand

Al Jazeera English February 26, 2017

Civics and citizenship

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Behind the scenes with the Taliban in the Afghanistan province of Helmand.

Behind the scenes with the Taliban in the Afghanistan province of Helmand.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Tamiflu/The Sun's Lost Sibling

ABC March 3, 2015

Science

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Faced with a flu pandemic, will anti-viral drugs protect us? Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates. Plus searching for our sun's lost siblings - what can it tell us about the ...

Faced with a flu pandemic, will anti-viral drugs protect us? Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates. Plus searching for our sun's lost siblings - what can it tell us about the existence of life on other planets?

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Lead Astray

ABC February 10, 2015

Science

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Could lead exposure in childhood lead to an adult life marked by violent crime? In the latter half of the 20th Century, violent crime soared in many countries.

Could lead exposure in childhood lead to an adult life marked by violent crime? In the latter half of the 20th Century, violent crime soared in many countries.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Staying Younger for Longer: Brain

ABC August 20, 2019

Science

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Dr Sarah McKay uncovers the revolutionary science that promises to keep your brain healthy into old age - and uncovers the drugs that hope to defeat many of the diseases of ageing.

Dr Sarah McKay uncovers the revolutionary science that promises to keep your brain healthy into old age - and uncovers the drugs that hope to defeat many of the diseases of ageing.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: How to Be Lucky: The Maths of Chance

ABC September 11, 2018

Science

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Do you know how heavy Uluru is? From the ground up? Lily Serna thinks you do. In this Catalyst, Lily delves into the world of luck. From sharing birthdays to winning at ...

Do you know how heavy Uluru is? From the ground up? Lily Serna thinks you do. In this Catalyst, Lily delves into the world of luck. From sharing birthdays to winning at blackjack; playing Aussie rules football to planning air sea rescues, Lily discovers that what can often seem like chance is in fact probability at play. Discover how the maths of luck can put the odds in your favour.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Building Greener Cities

ABC May 12, 2020

Science

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Cities are one of our greatest inventions, they bring us together and drive wealth, but as more of us flock to live and work in them, we need to find ways to make them ...

Cities are one of our greatest inventions, they bring us together and drive wealth, but as more of us flock to live and work in them, we need to find ways to make them greener, more sustainable and efficient places to live. Physicist Dr Niraj Lal explores some of the engineering solutions driving change. To see how we’ll keep our growing population moving he visits the construction site of the largest public transport system ever undertaken in Australia and discovers how engineers are finding ways to replace concrete - one of the biggest CO2 emitters in the world - with greener alternatives.

Capital punishment debate
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Capital punishment debate

Clip from Behind the News

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BTN investigates the debate surrounding capital punishment and the death penalty.

BTN investigates the debate surrounding capital punishment and the death penalty.

Is handwriting obsolete?
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Is handwriting obsolete?

Clip from Behind the News

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Finish school no longer teach handwriting. BTN takes a look at the development of cursive writing and whether it is still relevant to be taught in schools.

Finish school no longer teach handwriting. BTN takes a look at the development of cursive writing and whether it is still relevant to be taught in schools.

My little pony convention
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My little pony convention

Clip from Behind The News

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Some may be surprised that there are many different types of My Little Pony fans, with male fans giving themselves the nickname Bronies. While most toys and children's ...

Some may be surprised that there are many different types of My Little Pony fans, with male fans giving themselves the nickname Bronies. While most toys and children's entertainment are designed with a specific group or gender in mind, people are still free to like whatever they want. Meet some Bronies and learn about what they get out of My Little Pony and the community they're a part of.

Floods
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Floods

Clip from Behind The News Specials

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This BtN clip examines the costs of floods for individuals affected by this type of natural disaster.

This BtN clip examines the costs of floods for individuals affected by this type of natural disaster.

The 'Asian century' and language
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The 'Asian century' and language

Clip from Behind The News

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As Asian countries take more of a leadership role Australians are encouraged to learn their languages, BTN reports.

As Asian countries take more of a leadership role Australians are encouraged to learn their languages, BTN reports.