Facts & Values

  • HOFSTRA DEBATE 2016

    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.

    Posted: Oct 02, 2016 7:41 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 02, 2016 12:23 PM ET
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  • Ontario Science Centre

    Sunday September 25, 2016

    The 180 'Gaps' in our grasp of science could actually make science better

    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 innovative

    Posted: Sep 25, 2016 1:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 7:11 PM ET
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  • Protesters march in Charlottetown in support of medicare

    Sunday September 18, 2016

    How do facts and values align when we talk about health care?

    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.

    Posted: Sep 18, 2016 5:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 16, 2016 6:53 PM ET
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