The Current

The Current for Jan. 31, 2020

Today on The Current: We check in on the Brexit jubilation, and dismay, as the U.K. formally leaves the EU today. Plus, we look at how stealing your phone number lets fraudsters access your banking information. Then, what could be behind a UN-reported resurgence of ISIS? And finally ahead of Superbowl Sunday, we look at how virtual product placement is reshaping advertising; and writer Howard Bryant discusses the price black athletes pay when they stand up to the status quo.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Full Episode Transcript

Today on The Current: We check in on the Brexit jubilation, and dismay, as the U.K. formally leaves the EU today. Plus, we look at how stealing your phone number lets fraudsters access everything from your banking information to online shopping accounts. Then, we discuss the strategy and circumstance that could be behind a UN-reported resurgence of ISIS. And ahead of Superbowl Sunday, we look at how virtual product placement is reshaping traditional advertising; and writer Howard Bryant discusses the price black athletes pay when they stand up to the status quo.

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