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Stereotypes persist in coverage of MLB players

By Travis Nyhus Sports media professionals have gotten into a trap when covering international players, specifically those that are Latino, focusing more on stereotypes rather than critical analysis of a player’s ability. This has become increasingly problematic over the last … Continue reading

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ESPN offers opinion, not news

Have you ever watched a program on ESPN and noticed how the news of the stories are often lost by the time the reporter is done delivering their story? This is a common theme on ESPN and it is because … Continue reading

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Social media redefines sports journalism

The growth of social media has begun to redefine the way sports journalism is viewed in America. Sports stories are now told in 140 characters or less, through social media sites such as Twitter. Behind us are the times that … Continue reading

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