Anyone who reads this blog with any sort of regularity is aware of the fact that I am not a big fan of the media. There are exceptions, but for the most part I find that they manipulate stories and people to fit their own ends, which is to create controversy where there may be none and sell papers. This morning, two wonderful examples came to my attention. The first, about the changed release date on Selena Roberts’ book, comes via ESPN:
Selena Roberts’ unauthorized “A-Rod” was originally planned for May, then was moved up to mid-April after Roberts, a Sports Illustrated reporter, broke the news that the Yankees slugger had tested positive for steroids back in 2003.
But with Roberts needing more time for the book — which has been completed and was sent to the printer this week — publication was pushed back to late April and now is planned for May 12, according to publisher HarperCollins.
Do they really expect anybody to buy such a vague excuse?… Click here to read the rest