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Ageism, sexism, racism: trouble at Fox

I usually don’t put much stock in or give much attention to sideline reporters, who I firmly believe are simply a made-for-TV creation that serves more the reporter than conveying any meaningful information to the viewer. Nonetheless, what happened recently to one such reporter did catch my attention. Pam Oliver, with nearly two decades of sideline reporting experience, is now relegated to the second-team sidelines, meaning she’s on the secondary telecasts rather than the national game. She’s been replaced by someone 17 years her

junior, 36-year-old Erin Andrews, on Fox’s NFL telecasts this fall. Andrews was the sideline reporter who stuck a microphone in Richard Sherman’s face right after he made the winning play for his team in the Super Bowl. Continue Reading →

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Richard Sherman’s post-game comments overblown by information bubbles




The information bubble-blowers are ever on the job. In case you forgot, an information bubble is produced oftentimes by the media, sending out information that confirms any misbeliefs fans already have about a certain person — and usually that person is Black. I watched Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman’s post-game comments. If you are among those who don’t know what the young man said, here is the gist of it:

“I’m the best cornerback in the game,” said Sherman. “When you try me with a sorry receiver like [San Francisco’s Michael] Crabtree, that’s the result you are going to get.”

Sherman afterwards has been called everything but a child of God. Continue Reading →

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