Wednesday, July 10, 2019
TKC QUESTION TONIGHT: HAS PREZ TRUMP EMPOWERED KANSAS CITY FOOTBALL FANBOYS TO CHALLENGE FAKE NEWS?!?!
Despite his divisive image, Prez Trump might be the greatest media detractor in the history of the White House.
And whilst the Prez has no love for the NFL, his swagger seems to have enabled locals to push back against the media with a greater sense of purpose.
Our reader community reminds us that sports talker KK was recently taken down for his nasty criticism of the Chiefs and now fanboys have set their sights on KCTV5 with the same kind of intensity and a call for journalistic integrity.
Here's the heartfelt response tonight . . .
KCTV5 news director discusses editorial process regarding Tyreek Hill
The excuse is mostly backpedaling and attempt to humanize their embattled news org whilst reporters are beat up on social media . . .
For better or worse, Kansas City athletic supporters are more apt to pick on lady sports newsies than give credit to 610 or Chiefs' blogs for their exceptional work in bringing the full audio context to light.
And so . . .
The debate betwixt real vs. fake news continues in Kansas City and across the nation as Americans struggle with a healthy distrust of what they see vs. outright cynicism that only inspires keyboard warriors to keep consuming the very Internets garbage of which they decry.
You decide . . .