Small story? Just keep drilling
Here's some timely reflection, from south of the border, on the often-baffling ways that small stories can become big stories in today's new-media climate. It's from the Politico website, an exclusively online source of punditry and political analysis in the U.S.
There is a mention of Canada in here too, though not what anyone might guess. The Politico columnist points to a New York Times story from earlier this year -- about the Clintons' relationship to Canadian mining mogul Frank Guistra -- and wonders why this never became a big deal on the presidential campaign trail.
The Star did its own profile of Giustra, incidentally, and you can find it here.