Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Media admits to biased reporters

Well almost.

In a story about the press gallery walking out of the PM's press conference on Darfur, the Toronto Star runs this quote "We can't accept that the Prime Minister's Office would decide who gets to ask questions," said Yves Malo, a TVA reporter and president of the press gallery. "Does that mean that when there's a crisis they'll only call upon journalists they expect softball questions from?"

Yves, are you telling Canadians that some of your upstanding press colleagues may be biased by not asking the tough questions? That they may have an agenda of their own while they are working as professional members of the fourth estate?

Say it ain't so Yves, say it ain't so.

For the (American style) President of the PPG to think so little of those he represents does not speak well of Mr. Malo and I wonder if he is willing to answer a tough question himself and name names of who he thinks will ask the quoted 'softball questions'.

Update: I have yet to get a reply to my email I sent Mr. Malo asking the above question.

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