Fairview4Life wrote:arneil wrote:Is the NBA racist because its mostly black? Is the NHL racist because its mostly white? This social justice stuff is just WAAAAAAAY too much right now. Im a person of colour. Ive had TONS of ethnically different friends and this whole race talk...this whole race talk itself is racist. I feel now everyone is making race an issue when it really isn't. Have people ever thought about that individuals make certain decisions and if those certain people end up being one ethnicity is that wrong? I dunno man. I feel like right now race is actually making people more racist. Just creating race problems where they dont exist.
Do you think sports broadcasting is an actual meritocracy? Like, the people being interviewed for positions and getting jobs are the absolute best in the business?
I do believe that broadcasting is a meritocracy. On a very basic level you have to be able to be good on camera and talk, inform and entertain at the same time. Now you can definitely say that things like physical attractiveness do come into play more so than other attributes. Example Molly Querim on First Take. Shes very attractive....doesnt say a word on the show. And when she does its usually very very very VERY un-informative. So yea. I think its mostly a meritocracy and to a degree there are some biased when hiring for sports broadcasters.