Bell Canada says its takeover of Astral media will be good for Canadian media. Competitors say taking over more than a third of the English language television market will be mainly be good for Bell. Higher quality programming — or just higher bills?
Canada Redesigned & Beasts of the Southern Wild — Canada has a bold new look, thanks to our campaign to rebrand the country. We reveal the winner out of 750 Canada slogans submitted to our contest. And Kurt Andersen tests his knowledge of Canada against a real live Canadian radio host. Plus, Benh Zeitlin, the director of Beasts of the Southern Wild, tells Kurt about his debut film, an apocalyptic fairytale set in Louisiana with a six-year-old hero.
Gertrude Bell: The Uncrowned Queen of Iraq — Gertrude Bell was the first woman to graduate with a First in Modern History from Oxford. Instead of marrying young, she went to Persia. Inspired, she traveled across the Middle East on numerous exploratory treks. But would it last in a time of war?