Originally Posted by Beeston Brawler
I think he fits into both categories according to whether he has an agenda.
When he's agenda free, which isn't that often, he's reasonable copy.
When he's opinionated and pumping someone, or bagging them, he's brutal.
However, show me a fair, balanced journalist that actually has a job in sport. Oh wait....
The last sentence is the issue. Sports media is in the opinion game, not the analysis game any more. Athletes want positive coverage and will only give access if they get it now.