Instead, the FP has instituted a journalism where reporters simply cite themselves as the experts on issues.
It's so simple, why didn't anybody think of this before?
Take the full page devoted Saturday to the news that 78 percent of Winnipegers are scared to go into certain parts of the city.
"A city of fraidy cats?" boomed the editorializing headline across the TOP NEWS page.
Half the page was a story written by Aldo Santin about a Canada West Foundation survey of the citizens of seven of the country's larger cities from Vancouver to Toronto. It found that Winnipeg was tops in the number of residents who agreed with the statement "There are parts of the city I am scared to set foot in."
The second half of the page was a story by City Hall reporter Bartley Kives who wrote, and we paraphrase, th…