Saman Malik

Saman Malik is an award-winning journalist and the producer of Big News, a CBC News documentary on the U.S. news media’s role in the polarization in America. She is also an investigative journalist with CBC's The Fifth Estate and holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Latest from Saman Malik

How U.S. media lost the trust of the public

A global pandemic, anti-racism protests and a turbulent U.S. presidential election had Americans glued to their screens in 2020, but as people consumed more news, they began to trust media less, surveys suggested. The CBC documentary Big News takes a look at why the public lost faith in the media and the consequences of that distrust.

Masks: Everything you need to know but might be too afraid to ask

We’ve received more than 1,000 questions about masks from Canadians, and some inquiries show that many of you are just straight-up confused about wearing them. We took your most common and curious questions to the experts.

Will my hot flash set off a temperature check? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can I host a kids party in my backyard? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can stores refuse my money? Your COVID-19 cash questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can my fan or air conditioner spread coronavirus? Your COVID-19 questions answered

Here are some of the answers to the questions on COVID-19 you asked us this week.

Is it safe to stay in a hotel? Your COVID-19 travel questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can I get COVID-19 from my cellphone? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can I let cleaners into my house? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca, and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Should I hold my breath when people get too close? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

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