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Liberal Media Bias in Sports

  1. May 14, 2010 #1

    russ_watters

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  4. May 14, 2010 #3

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    I think it's a home town thing.

    Philadelphia Inquirer - Flyers top Bruins for historic win
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    http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/hofmann/game_7.html

    Friday, May 14, 2010
    Flyers do the impossible
    Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/hofmann/game_7.html#ixzz0nxo289an
     
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  5. May 14, 2010 #4

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    It is possible to take sports reporting too seriously. It is equally possible to read one's prejudices into reporting on current affairs, and denigrate reports that don't conform to one's mind-set as "propaganda". Of course that never happens here on PF. :uhh:

    OK, only maybe sometimes. For years, the reports posted on the Huffington post have been denigrated as "Blog posts" and banned, but everything posted on Fox (right-wing info-tainment) is freely accepted with no vetting. I would think that 8 years of Cheney/Bush might have smartened up folks just a bit, but apparently even PF can fall into the trap. Don't rock the boat.
     
  6. May 15, 2010 #5

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    I was wondering why they spun it that way too. After all, it's pretty impressive to come back from a 3-0 hole...

    They did the same thing with the Mets and Phillies in 2007 and 2008. Forget how impressive the Phillies' performance was at the end of those seasons, it's all about the *collapse* of the team in the big sports market.

    Though I'd point out that Boston got the reverse treatment in the Celts-Cavs series. From the media coverage, you'd think that series didn't even have a winner...
     
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