Steve Paikin: A father’s dilemma
Steve Paikin, the host of The Agenda, is asking for advice—his son is seeking a Liberal nomination in the 2015 federal election. Given this conflict of interest, Paikin asks how he should approach his election reporting.
By Steve Paikin, host of The Agenda
After he retired as the Super Bowl-winning quarterback of the Miami Dolphins, Bob Griese became a TV colour commentator, broadcasting US college football games.
In one game he had to work, the starting quarterback for one of the teams was his son.
Griese had a problem. He was supposed to be a balanced commentator. But could he ever been seen as such, when his son was on the field?
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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.