Flanker_27 wrote:Dan-cat wrote:
Sports journalists get paid buck all. Average rate is £13.75 an hour.
Well then, they're not well paid to do so, but sports channels shareholders and managers are extremely well paid when journalists overhype something, and since they're the ones taking the decisions and hiring the journalists...
Well yes it's in the interests of all concerned for the sport to be successful and hype about a new champion will create buzz.