Thread: News Article: Rich Hammond moving to LAKings.com
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09-23-2009, 06:35 PM
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Why would any of you expect any more objectivity out of this situation than you get out of someone like Heidi Androl or Daryl Evans? Sure, he'll report on the game action, but if you expect anything other than the company line when it comes to reporting such things as what the legendary "upper body injury" really is - you're dreaming. The Kings won't have to ask him to modify a report - he'll self-censor. It's just human nature to protect the organ-eye-zation that pays your salary.

I agree that the comments section of his current blog is about 90% crap, but that left over 10% is what was keeping him at least marginally honest. Without any critical challenge, the chances are great that his reports will degrade to nothing more than cheerleading puff pieces.

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