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OUTSIDE THE LINES -- IS TALK RADIO OUT OF BOUNDS?
Published June 20, 1995
ESPN's Bob Ley hosted an "Outside the Lines" last night chronicling "Sports Talk Mania." Ley reported that there are 130 all-sports stations in the nation today up from only four just five years ago. ESPN examined the lack of journalistic integrity among many of the hosts, the effect the medium has on players, coaches and management. Bulls coach Phil Jackson, on whether he listens to talk radio: "I listen to National Public Radio, I'd rather be informed than misinformed" ("Outside the Lines," 6/19).