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ESPN bans NY Post for running Andrews photos

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by sportsguydave, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    Any thoughts on this?? Seems a little bit of an overrreaction to punish Post sportswriters who had no role in the decision to run the photos.

  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Link doesn't work.
  3. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    Sorry. Cut off the last letter. This should work ...

  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Kind of ironic that a business whose bread and butter hinges on the First Amendment decides to muzzle others from using the same.

    Then again, they've been acting like a fascist country for the last few days (at least) with the ban on Roethlisberger coverage.
  5. somewriter

    somewriter Member

    They should be grateful more than anything .... I don't know, the first I heard about the whole Andrews thing was from ESPN. So it seems a little hypocritical to attempt to punish another outlet for this.
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Who's the bigger Nazis now, ESPN or Nike?
  7. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

  8. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Seems the Post gets the better deal out of appearing on ESPN than ESPN gets using them. So yeah, I'm okay with what ESPN is doing. The first amendment doesn't say anything about guaranteeing the right to appear on Around The Horn.
  9. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I think it is nice that they stick up for their employees the way they do.
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    It's overkill.
  11. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Active Member

    Nice that ESPN finds some entity whose standards it can hold its nose at.
  12. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    And after you read this story on SI.com, you can go right to the link for 'Cheerleader of the Week.' Same page, so convenient!
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