Featured Episodes - from scratch media

Featured Episodes - from scratch media
By Stephanie Bell
About this podcast
Season One, inQUERY: Driven by the fruition of information and communications technologies (ICTs) – in an effort to deepen the consciousness of our socio-technological landscape –inQUERY aims to explore the rapidly evolving face of research and how it continues to shape our relationship with information.
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Latest episodes
Jan. 29, 2017
María Sifone grew up wondering why people stared uncomfortably at her sister's disability. She wasn't used to thinking of disability as difference and experienced none of the social awkwardness that some people exhibited around her sister. Here, María explores our discomfort with disability and profiles Centennial Infant and Child Centre's Preschool program where typically developing children laugh and learn alongside peers with complex needs.Episode transcript and references here.
Jan. 29, 2017
Let's make mental health something we can talk about, says Olivia Quenneville. In this podcast, she calls attention to the work Jack.org is doing to normalize open conversation about mental health in an effort to improve and even save lives.Episode transcript and references here.
Jan. 29, 2017
Nicole Laverty helps us understand social anxiety and the reasons why the Improv for Anxiety program at Toronto's Second City seems to be so helpful.Episode transcript and references here.
Jan. 29, 2017
Mark grant looks at the changes taking place in Regent Park's Children's Book Bank. Not quite a library, not quite a bookstore, the Book Bank makes books freely available to children without membership cards or late fees, and it's thriving. Episode transcript and references here.
Jan. 29, 2017
Courtney Ryckman looks at the case against Anita Krajnc, a Toronto Pig Save activist charged with mischief for giving water to pigs en route to slaughter. She explores the power of bearing witness to animal suffering and the criminalization of compassion for farm animals.Find the full episode transcript and references here. 
Jan. 29, 2017
Alexandra Prochshenko profiles Hot Doc's new DocX project and the ethics of virtual reality documentary film. She asks whether these documentaries are more than cyberspace amusement parks for first world audiences.Find the full episode transcript and references here.
Jan. 9, 2016
Jennifer Baptie, "inQUERY" In only 15 years, the number of devices connected to the internet has grown to ten billion. In this episode, Dennis explores the implications of this massive societal shift.Episode transcript
Jan. 9, 2016
Adam and Lauren explore the ways in which citizen journalism has modernized the way journalists gather information. If citizens are their primary source, how do we know the information gathered is valid? Episode transcript
Jan. 9, 2016
Rachael casts light on the online culture revolving around witchcraft that most of us know nothing about.Episode transcript
Jan. 9, 2016
Rivawn reveals who is watching us and why we should care. Let’s be real, there’s no such thing as privacy online... Episode transcript