Ira Basen is a Canadian radio producer, who has been associated with CBC Radio since 1984. He has been associated with the programs Sunday Morning, Quirks and Quarks, The Inside Track and This Morning, and has written for Saturday Night and The Globe and Mail.
Ira is the co-author of "THE BOOK OF LISTS: REVISED AND UPDATED AND EVEN MORE CANADIAN"
- Gabriel Award in 1987 for "Jackie Robinson,the legend and the legacy" a segment of The Inside Track
- Canadian Science Writers’ Awards
- The New York Radio Festival Awards
- Class Struggle - looks at the plight of part-time teachers in Canadian universities (for CBC Sunday Edition) Sep 4, 2014
- World War One and the Birth of Public Relations, broadcast 24 Jun 2014 (audio download here)
- "Can Crowdfunding Work for Narrative Non-Fiction?", PBS, February 10, 2010
- "Citizen Uprising", Maisonneuve, September 21, 2009
- "Spin Alert", The Walrus, September 2004
- "Ira Basen addresses challenges facing both public relations and media representatives", PR Conservations
- The Book of Lists, 2005 Canadian edition (co-editor)
- Center for Journalism Ethics. "Ira Basen" Archived 2013-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. University of Wisconsin.
- biography from the University of Wisconsin Center for Journalism Ethics (downloaded 27 Jun 2014)
- Jane's Walk with Ira Basen, Wendy Mendes, Nick Purdon
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