Ever wonder how and why hidden cameras are used in a journalistic investigation? Check out this video showing the ways CBC's Marketplace uses the most unsuspecting items, even a child's toy, to secretly record audio and video, and get to the bottom of a story.

By Nicole Blanchett-Neheli, Executive Video Editor

Ever wonder how and why hidden cameras are used in a journalistic investigation? Check out this video showing the ways CBC's Marketplace uses the most unsuspecting items, even a child's toy, to secretly record audio and video, and get to the bottom of a story. And if you want to learn more, read this story by J-Source's Associate Editor Tamara Baluja on how to use hidden cameras ethically.


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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.