on CBSN and is Streaming Now Across CBS News’ Digital Properties
CBSN Originals is launching a new season of its documentary series, “Reverb,” reported by CBS News Correspondent and executive producer Adam Yamaguchi. The five half-hour episodes examine and explore the cultural upheavals that are reverberating across the country around race, religion, and technology.
From the expansion of deep fake technology into the mainstream, to the investigation of the rise of Christian Nationalism and the growth of anti-Asian American racism, new episodes of “Reverb,” begin Sunday, October 17 at 8:00 PM ET on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming service and is also now streaming across all CBS News digital properties and Paramount+.
Episode Description include the following:
Sunday, October 17: Deep Fakes and the Fog of Truth – Deepfakes videos proliferate as the technology advances and becomes easier to use *. Videos of celebrities, world leaders and everyday people being turned into pornography stars is posing a greater threat to the truth and upending lives.
Sunday, October 24: An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide – As “Christian Nationalism” grows and attracts followers, traditional pastors fear for their faith and the country.
Sunday, October 31: The New Pro-Gun Generation – Gun owners are growing more diverse with Black, Latinx and Asian, all arming up out of fear for their safety.
Sunday, November 7: The Trials of Critical Race Theory – As America reckons with elements of systemic racism around the country, a decades-old legal concept known as Critical Race Theory is facing a backlash in school systems.
Sunday, November 14: Being Different in the Delta – The Mississippi Delta has a long history of racism, but the story goes beyond Black and White. With the global pandemic reigniting tensions, Asian Americans say they too have faced discrimination from both their White and Black neighbors. One young Asian American man is speaking out.
The CBSN Originals documentary series delivers immersive reports that take a deep dive into some of the key issues driving national and global conversations. To date, CBS News has streamed more than 70 originals on a range of topics including the mass migration from Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, social media’s role in the violence against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar, gender identity, and the dangerous journey to America through the Darien Gap, among others.
Adam Yamaguchi is a CBS correspondent and executive producer of the CBSN Originals documentary series. In the “Reverb” series he reports on cultural stories that are reverberating throughout the country.