Download e-book for kindle: Bias in the Booth: An Insider Exposes How the Sports Media by Dylan Gwinn

By Dylan Gwinn

ISBN-10: 1621573885

ISBN-13: 9781621573883

So much folks see activities as a welcome—even blessed—relief from the demanding situations and frustrations of way of life. we wish to relax, open a lager, and revel in the game.
But a lot of those that carry us the sport have a unique agenda—they use their broadcasting platform to harangue us with their very own politically right preoccupations. If a seventh-round NFL draft choose who can't make the staff or an over-the-hill basketball participant proclaims that he's homosexual, he will get wall-to-wall media assurance and is hailed as a hero. If a stripper accuses collage lacrosse gamers of rape, liberal activities newshounds lead the lynch mob—with no apologies while the bearers of "white privilege" are proved innocent.
In his blistering new booklet Bias within the Booth, activities reporter and commentator Dylan Gwinn takes you contained in the activities media spin desktop to bare what they wish you won't realize: the activities media aren't any various from the inside track and leisure media.

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