Media Bias In Sports

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Do sports announcers report the facts instead of their feelings or biases towards one team? Rarely does it seem, as you can hear the excitement in their voices when the team they may favor more scores or makes a good play or the sound of disappointment when a bad call is made. Sports fans are starting to see media bias for or against their teams everywhere. Isn’t the job of a reporter, however, to objectively report the news for the sake of the reader? In the case of sports journalism, I believe this is not true or necessary.

National media watchdog group Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) has criticized the American media for severely biased local sports coverage. FAIR has surveyed the sports reporting of more than 400 newspapers,
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