This was written by CBC Radio's Matthew Lazin-Ryder
1. Pitch better stories
Frances Woolley rightly states that Canadian journalists put a disproportionate amount of our time into following up on Stats Can reports, OECD reports, and think-tank publications. The primary reason is simplicity. Virtually any of the talking heads in our rolodexes can say something about Stats Can and OECD reports. Think-tanks? Well, think-tanks always, always answer the phone.