WE HAVE a saying in the journalistic profession: “If you’re not making someone mad, you’re not doing your job.”
It’s a paradox to be a people-pleaser when your life’s work is agitating the status quo, and a position in public relations might be more placid.
Tough to blame them.
Upsetting people as a journalist in North America has typically been a safe and accepted practice.
James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.