@Kady didn’t cover her ears (but doesn’t object to those who did)

I wrote yesterday that only one Canadian news source had taken note of a Robert Kennedy Jr. column on HuffingtonPost slamming Stephen Harper. In fact, the CBC’s Kady O’Malley took note in a tweeet (which is what @kady does):


So did Jane Tabor in the Globe and Mail. Neither piece turned up in a Google search at the time of my post.

O’Malley took umbrage at my post, arguing that RFK’s “entire piece was pure crap” and “a kennedy being staggeringly wrong on facts isn’t news.” This is a strange standard for news selection, especially coming from Canada’s Parliamentary press gallery, where staggering wrongness has never been an impediment to coverage.

You can track our brief twitter debate on the subject here and here.