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Behind the News: November 3, 2020
November 3, 2020
ABC Me  |  November 3, 2020

US Election Candidates
Voting is about to get underway in the US Presidential election. We take a look at the candidates in the running for America’s top job, and find out how this election is going to be different.

Kidfluencers
A new study of YouTube’s top “kidfluencers” has found most of them are marketing junk food in their videos. American researchers say the videos aren’t held to the same advertising standards as traditional media, and it’s leading to health problems for kids. We find out how big the problem is, and what’s being done to solve it.

Moon Discovery
NASA has found a new water source on the moon! It’s an exciting discovery, because it could help with the space agency’s plans to set up a research base there. Future astronauts could use that water to drink, grow crops and even refuel their rockets.

Phar Lap
The Melbourne Cup is here again, so we’re looking back at the story of Australia’s most famous race horse: Phar Lap. 90 years ago, the champion horse took out the competition and went on to become a household name all over the world.

US Election Candidates
Voting is about to get underway in the US Presidential election. We take a look at the candidates in the running for America’s top job, and find out how this election is going to be different.

Kidfluencers
A new study of YouTube’s top “kidfluencers” has found most of them are marketing junk food in their videos. American researchers say the videos aren’t held to the same advertising standards as traditional media, and it’s leading to health problems for kids. We find out how big the problem is, and what’s being done to solve it.

Moon Discovery
NASA has found a new water source on the moon! It’s an exciting discovery, because it could help with the space agency’s plans to set up a research base there. Future astronauts could use that water to drink, grow crops and even refuel their rockets.

Phar Lap
The Melbourne Cup is here again, so we’re looking back at the story of Australia’s most famous race horse: Phar Lap. 90 years ago, the champion horse took out the competition and went on to become a household name all over the world.

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