Dec 13, 2013 | 14:17Day 6 Buzzfeed on fact-checking viral stories Audio
Day 6 Buzzfeed on fact-checking viral stories Dec 13, 2013 | 14:17Sites like Buzzfeed are known for publishing highly entertaining, totally shocking stories. But how are they verified? Day 6 talks to Buzzfeed's Lisa Tozzi, CBC's Andrew Yates and Joshua Benton, from the Neiman Journalism Lab.
Dec 13, 2013 | 9:59Day 6 Seymour Hersh on Obama's Syria Intelligence Audio
Day 6 Seymour Hersh on Obama's Syria Intelligence Dec 13, 2013 | 9:59This week Seymour Hersh, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist wrote an article, alleging the Obama administration "cherry picked" intelligence about the use of sarin gas in the August chemical attack in Syria. Day 6 talked to Hersh about his allegations.
Nov 29, 2013 | 8:45Day 6 James Fallon: family man and psychopath Audio
Day 6 James Fallon: family man and psychopath Nov 29, 2013 | 8:45Imagine studying psychopaths, then discovering that you are one. Brent talks to neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon about unintentionally discovering that he has the brain of a psychopath, and his new book, "The Psychopath Inside."
Dec 13, 2013 | 6:54Day 6 Canada Post, Letters and history Audio
Day 6 Canada Post, Letters and history Dec 13, 2013 | 6:54Canada Post is phasing out door-to-door mail delivery in urban areas over the next five years. A huge blow for letter writing. We talk to Simon Garfield, the author of To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World, about the joys of letters.
Jan 26, 2013 | 6:55Day 6 Dawson Hacker Ahmed Al-Khabaz on Getting Expelled and Offered a Job Audio
Day 6 Dawson Hacker Ahmed Al-Khabaz on Getting Expelled and Offered a Job Jan 26, 2013 | 6:55Ahmed Al-Khabaz is a 20-year-old former computer science student who was expelled from Dawson College in Montreal. He discovered a gap in Dawson's online security that allowed access students' personal information, and reported it - but he landed in hot water when he ran a further software program checking for vulnerabilities. He's been expelled by Dawson, but offered a job and scholarship courtesy of security company SkyTech. Here's a link to Dawson's statement on the incident.
Dec 13, 2013 | 13:08Day 6 Mandela and Violence Audio
Day 6 Mandela and Violence Dec 13, 2013 | 13:08The world mourns the loss of Mandela and celebrates his legacy. But rarely discussed is his role in the armed wing of the ANC. Day 6 is joined by former members of the ANC and the IRA to discuss how violence can be used as a tool to fight for freedom.
Dec 6, 2013 | 7:23Day 6 Senator Patrick Brazeau on why he joined the press Audio
Day 6 Senator Patrick Brazeau on why he joined the press Dec 6, 2013 | 7:23Last week, Senator Patrick Brazeau posted his CV to Twitter to try and find a job. He was hired as a Parliament Hill reporter by Frank, a satire magazine. Brazeau talks to Brent about this switch and the ongoing RCMP investigations that surround him.
Oct 11, 2013 | 12:51Day 6 Build-a-Baby Debate Audio
Day 6 Build-a-Baby Debate Oct 11, 2013 | 12:5123andMe has patented a new system in the U.S. to test your DNA for genetic health risks. It says it has no plans to offer it to the public, but some bioethicists are concerned. Dr. Jeff Nisker debates Dr. Lee Silver, co-founder of GenePeeks.