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Not Paid to Talk

22 Jul

Today I received a comment about my "Standard Sports Interview" post. It said, "They're not paid to talk."

Wrong!  These professional athletes are obligated to talk to the media; it's in the contracts. They're not doing it because they're such good guys. Hence, if their primary language is English, they should do their professional best to sound smart to an English-speaking fanbase. This isn't an unusual expectation; it's what should be expected of any American with a high school education.

                                                                                                                                                         

 

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Marketing specialist focusing on concept development for new products and services. University degree in editorial journalism. Major corporate and brand experience with one of the world's largest and best advertising agencies.
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Posted by on July 22, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

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