Code Of Ethics For Sports Journalist: The Danger Zone Of Controversy

September 18, 2007
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

Ida welcomes Greg H. Lee, Jr., the Senior assistant Sports Editor for the Boston Globe and the second term Chairman of The Sports Taskforce for the National Association of Black Jounalists (NABJ) to the show. Ida will asked Greg to talk about the lack of diversity in sports reporting, and the danger this presents for insentive and uneven reporting of athletes and events surrounding their lives and teams. Ida and Greg will also discuss the programs that the NABJ has instituted to police this type of reporting, and the program efforts that Morehouse is attempting to make to foster future sports journalist through the efforts of the famous graduate and Director Spike Lee. Finally, Ida will asked Greg to grade the press on how they are handling OJ's arrest, Michael Vick Gambling Scheme, Bellicheck Cheatgate and the Baseball Commissioner's dilemma between Barry Bonds alleged use of steroids and Rick Ankiel alleged receipt of a shipment of human growth hormone by the New york Daily News.

The Sportsmavericks Show©

The Sportsmavericks Show©

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The Sportsmavericks Show redefines the elite athlete by bridging the gap between parents, athletes and the community. Host Ida Muorie, a.k.a. The Oprah of Sports brings to the VoiceAmerica Network original programming - balancing the pursuit of academic excellence and sports participation. The Sportsmavericks Show airs every Tuesday evening at 5 PM/PST, 8 PM/EST on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel. Listeners will be engaged in straightforward talk, spontaneous and unscripted by the experts. Ida and her guests will explore the challenges of success and failure in sports, and will help athletes and their parents navigate the transition from high school, college and then on to the pros. We put “fun” back into sports, and recognize role models in sports through our “Sportsmavericks All-Star Award” program. Tune in Tuesday evenings at 5 PM/PST with Ida Muorie and The Sportsmavericks Show, right here on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

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Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie, JD is a sports advocate, author, college professor, renowned speaker, personal coach, financial strategist, international spokesperson, lawyer and the President and CEO of Sportsmavericks, Inc. Sportsmavericks is a Community Education and Sports Network company that offers services in life coaching, consulting, diversity training, publishing, community events and video conferencing workshops for sports professionals, student athletes and parents of athletes. In 2004, Muorie combined her experience in sports education with 20 years of financial experience, to launch the first sports talk show on The VoiceAmerica Network. She is also the host and producer of the audio series-- Laying The Foundation For Excellent: “Survival Guide IV Student Athletes,” the DVD, “Finding The (Sports) Woman In You,” and the author of “The Pro-Ready Impact Principles,” and “The Financial Playbook For Athletes.”

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