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More on hockey writers vs. NHL/Islanders

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by BB Bobcat, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. BB Bobcat

    BB Bobcat Active Member

  2. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    it's always good when a class act like chris botta, my neighbor and friend, gets some pub at the islanders' expense. he was always too good for that organ-eye-zation. ::)
  3. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Basically, most of the PHWA chapters buckled instead of standing up for one of their own. It's a typical "Don't do try this crap again or we might do something about it."

    When not pissing off your hosts got mentioned on the media gifts thread, this is situation is one of those where the writers are too close to their sources.
  4. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Pollak's been part of the Mercury's coverage of the Sharks since the Cow Palace days. No reason to believe he's not giving us a straight story.
  5. daemon

    daemon Well-Known Member

    So rather than employ whatever clout the PHWA has to take a direct stand on an issue integral to its mission (access), the organization decided to buckle so that it would not disturb an activity that is already a conflict of interest (awarding trophies to those hard-working and deserving players that, oh by the way, they cover).

    Not only are they p--sies, they are p--sies with priorities that are severely out of line with their chosen profession.

    You should be embarrassed to be in the PHWA.
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