The “Olympic Festival”: Sceptics Subdued – For The Moment:

Earl Warren, the former US Chief Justice & Governor of California, always “turned first to the sports pages when reading a newspaper”. Why? Because they “record people’s accomplishments” whereas  “the front page has nothing but man’s failures”. He would, therefore, presumably have approved of the massive coverage the British Press have given to the Olympic […]

Filed under: Media, Sports | Posted on July 30th, 2012 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

On The Brink Of The Olympics: Decisive Moment For London 2012:

“Let the moaning end and the Olympics begin”: That was the headline in the “Independent” newspaper on Friday 13th July. Their columnist, John Walsh, pointed out in his article that there isn’t one aspect of the Games that hasn’t been disparaged. The “bullying sponsors”, Visa’s “credit card monopoly”, the alleged “ticket sales fiasco”, the “excessive […]

Filed under: Media, Sports | Posted on July 16th, 2012 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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