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Title Behind The News
Published Australia : ABC, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (24 min. 36 sec.) ; 148394016 bytes
Summary WEB CHATWe all know that it can be hard to keep a secret, especially if it's a really juicy one. But did you know that some secrets are so important that the law can get involved to make sure no-one blabs. These things called suppression orders can stop the media from revealing a story if a judge thinks it is either not in the public interest, or could affect a court case. But the power of the courts is being challenged... by an online thirst for information.FOOD ALLERGIESA study has found that Aussie kids have the highest rate of food allergies in the world. We look at what it's like living with a serious food allergy. We also learn the difference between having a food allergy and being food intolerant.TV TRICKSMasterChef, Australian Idol, Biggest Loser and Dancing with the Stars... these are some of Australia's most popular TV shows in recent years. And while they're different shows... about completely different things... in some ways they're actually all the same. James looks at the reality TV template... and the tricks TV producers use to make their programs a hit.ALIEN SEARCHThe idea of aliens on other planets isn't just something made up for the movies. There are scientists who take the possibility really seriously. Millions of dollars are spent every year in the US searching for signs of life on other planets. But now a cut to their funding means the search for extraterrestrial life is under threat.BOARD GAMESWith lots of new technology and fun gadgets to play with, kids seem to be spending less time playing traditional board games. Some teachers reckon that board games can be really good for developing the brain and for learning about strategies. We visit one school which has decided to teach board games as part of the curriculum
Event Broadcast 2011-05-17 at 10:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Board games.
Confidential communications -- Law and legislation.
Food allergy in children.
Life on other planets -- Research.
Peanuts -- Diseases and pests.
Reality television programs.
Form Streaming video
Author Bartold, James, reporter
Bennett, Kirsty, reporter
Thiele, Natasha, host