Lenny Dykstra's Downfall

Friday, July 08, 2011

Transcript

Former baseball player Lenny "Dude" Dykstra has become a seemingly endless fount of stories for sports reporters who cover scandal. He's been arrested for grand theft auto and drug possession, declared bankruptcy, and been accused of bouncing a check to a prostitute. Philadelphia sports writer Frank Fitzpatrick has been covering Dykstra since before his fall from grace, and he talks to Bob about how sports writers can be complicit in the bad behavior of the athletes they cover.

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Stacy Harris from Nashville

The post above should read as follows:

Country music journalists traditionally have been complicit in the bad behavior of the entertainers they cover.

Historically, this stems from the Country Music Association's teaming with publicists, when necessary, to put a stranglehold (in the form of denying access) on those of us who simply hold a mirror to what we observe. In turn, we are subject to having invitations withheld and credentials denied when others don't like the reflection.

Stacy Harris
Publisher/Executive Editor/Media Critic
Stacy's Music Row Report
http://stacyharris.com

Mar. 27 2012 11:08 PM
Stacy Harris from Nashville

Country music journalists have traditionally been complicit in the bad behavior of the entertainers they cover.

Historically, this stems from the Country Music Association's, teaming with publicists, when necessary, to put a stranglehold (in the form of denying access) to those of us who simply hold a mirror to what we observe and, in turn, are subject to having invitations withheld and credentials denied when others don't like the reflection.

Stacy Harris
Publisher/Executive Editor/Media Critic
Stacy's Music Row Report
http://stacyharris.com

Jul. 10 2011 03:18 PM

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