Silly notions

By Paul Thomas In Sport

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13th December, 2012
It was a moment for connoisseurs of unintentional irony to savour: a dinosaur using Twitter to advertise his failure to adapt to changing times. When the Sydney Morning Herald sent reporter Georgina Robinson on tour with the Wallabies instead of long-serving rugby writer Greg Growden, former Wallaby great David Campese tweeted: “Why does the SMH get a girl to write about rugby? What sexists and athletes who have parroted this and similar lines don’t appear to grasp is that whether the job description is sports reporter, sports writer, sports commentator or sports columnist, the second component is far more important than the first. ...

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