Sports journalists are an embarrassment

There has been growing perception that some people in the media, especially electronic could be taking kickbacks to advance certain interests. I have always dismissed such claims. Things however, came to a head after the recent Mascom Top Eight awards.

The lid came off when my colleagues in the electronic media resorted to some ‘street fighting of some’ much to my disappointment. All that they could make of the media awards was unbridled bias in favour of one journalist.

What people fail to understand is that the listening public make judgement on professional and ethical presentation of the journalist. Some tend to get carried away and as such, peddle every petty gossip they come across.

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