Facts & Values
Sunday October 02, 2016
The 180 Do political fact-checks matter?
The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the role of fact-checking in political journalism. In the U.S, political fact-checking has become a journalistic activity unto itself. But as 180 producer Manusha Janakiram found out, it can have unintended consequences.Listen 18:52
Sunday September 25, 2016
As part of The 180's series Facts & Values, we delve into a recent survey that suggests Canadians have "significant gaps" in their understanding and acceptance of science. But Heather Douglas says those gaps often force the scientific community to be more rigourous and innovativeListen 10:58
Sunday September 18, 2016
In part one of our series 'Facts and Values,' we examine health care. Researcher Anne Snowdon walks us through what she calls a 'misalignment' between what Canadians value in health care, and what we measure; health lawyer Amil Attaran explains how Canadian media gets the health care story wrong.Listen 16:26