CBAN – eNEWS – March 29th, 2019
|The award-winning Canadian documentary “Modified” will be broadcast nationally on CBC Friday March 29 at 9PM in all time zones (except 9:30 NL). The broadcast will be a shorter version of the original.|
Watch it tonight on CBC or view it later, streaming online.
|Read and share the CBC article the filmmaker wrote .You can also check for upcoming screenings of the full documentary, or organize a screening in your community.|
|At the same time that CBC is showing “Modified” across the country, the National Observer has exposed the film “Real Farm Lives” as part of the corporate public relations campaign to promote pesticides and GMOs. Read the National Observer exposé: “Family farm documentary was part of pesticide lobby’s campaign to change how you think”.|
|Also, TVOntario has responded after CBAN’s on-air challenge. Many of you wrote to the TV station after CBAN’s coordinator Lucy Sharratt pointed out, on-air, that the three other panellists on the show about GMOs shared funding from the same huge biotech corporations, Bayer and Syngenta. In response, TVO has broadcast an interview with US professor Marion Nestle, discussing the impacts of industry influence over research, and the need for broadcasters to disclose the industry funding of guests.|