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12-30-2012, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by jumptheshark View Post
wirthout hijacking this thread--since we are talking about the media

The Grant Fuhr news story was not broken by the hockey writers (who later admitted they knew) but by news guys how had little or no interest in sports. They wrote a piece on just why they ran with the story. Sports guys who were approached told them not to do it
yeah local sports guys are in a tough place when people are here, we all know that, and i don't believe most people expect them to be *real* journalists... but then once the player leaves, at least TRY to maintain some dignity.... i don't mind them treating the players with kid gloves when they are here, i just don't like how the reporters do a 180 as soon as the player leaves town

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