American media takes a funny approach to Trudeau’s visit to Washington, Canada stays serious

Mar 11, 2016 | News

Clare Jenkins

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, visited Washington this week, making it the first visit by a Canadian PM to the White House since 1997.

Coverage on the meeting of two world leaders was widespread and generally positive. However, American media seemed to take a more satirical “tongue and cheek” approach to the event while Canadian media generally kept to a more serious, traditional route.