Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Politics’

Kathleen Petty and Fostering Dialogue in Canadian Media
Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

At the end of June, one of the most familiar voices in political circles signed off as the host of Canada’s longest running political program, The House. Kathleen Petty, a veteran CBC reporter, is known for creating a space where personal attacks, guests talking over one another, and reading unchallenged from talking points were not tolerated.

As she reflected back recently on her five years as host, Petty shared some interesting insights on the kind of conversation she was trying to foster (emphasis my own): (more…)