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Lakers-Cavaliers: The Numbers Don’t Lie, The Writers Do

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Before I get started, I know what you're thinking: a "Mainstream Sports Media suffers from Big Market Bias" article is about as original a topic for a writer from Cleveland as a "5 Reasons Why LeBron James Will Sign With the New York Knicks in 2010" article is for a writer from New York.

I feel your pain, so I'm not going to bore you with that kind of article.

The fact, is, I don't care about bias one way or the other.  Allegiances inevitably breed bias and that's okay.  

What really concerns me is how supposedly professional sports "journalists" manipulate statistics to pander to specific groups of fans or ignore those statistics altogether in order to write an article that creates controversy....

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