Sunday August 23, 2015
OPINION: Canadian media needs to stop with the Canadian angle
Journalists call it "the Canadian angle."
When there's a big international event, crisis, or trend, reporters will often try to make the news relatable to Canadians, by finding a Canadian, any Canadian, with some connection to the story.
Robert Hiltz has had enough of it. He's a freelance writer, and a former scribe for a Canadian newswire service.
In this piece, he argues journalists should get over the "Canadian angle."