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Talking with Pagans and Talking with Journalists

topperj2 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 11:11 AM
To your point, I learned a long time ago that sportscasters/writers are as, or more, liberal than their counterparts in the rest of what passes for journalism. It's in their DNA, which is why they get into journalism in the first place. "I want to make a difference" and "I want to change the world" are their mantras. The days of the hard-nosed, cigar chomping reporter looking for the STORY are long gone.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:13 PM
You do realize the hard-nosed cigar chomping reporter looking for the story is a trope made up mostly by ex-journalists who turned to writing fiction, right?

Sports Illustrated has come to my mailbox for nearly 40 years. I hope it comes for 40 more. But I also hope whomever is assigning the stories in the future begins to think more about the readers than their political and social agendas.

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