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Discussion in 'Footy Fourth Estate' started by The old man, May 16, 2018.

  1. The old man

    The old man Debutant

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    I admit to being biased. As a West Australian I come fully equipped with a chip on the shoulder. As an expat working overseas I've been really disappointed with the media coverage for MY team. 1 versus 2 this far into the season would normally warrant a discussion....tonight just a throw away sentence from Whateley at the end. Big focus though on pushing Woosha from Essendon....
     

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  2. Scary_Foot_9

    Scary_Foot_9 Premiership Player

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    Calm down mate we all had to endure 25 riveting live crosses to Sam Mitchell’s backyard last year.
     
  3. Donakebab

    Donakebab Premium Gold

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    Getting carried away a bit early champ. Thursday is usually where they focus on the upcoming matches for the week, it's hardly going to be a main talking point every day of the week.
     
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  4. Coaster2012

    Coaster2012 Premiership Player

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    *shakes head.

    Victoria media doesnt cover Perth sides. Posts thread.

    You got a lot to learn.
     
  5. Teen Wolf

    Teen Wolf Club Legend

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    Who doesn't want some attention when you're winning. But when the team is down in the dumps, that's a pretty good time to be flying under the radar, which is something the bigger Victorian clubs don't get the benefit of. Pros and cons, swings and roundabouts. We're not seriously suggesting there's a Vicco media conspiracy to run John Worsfold out of town, are we?
     
  6. The old man

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    Yeah, I get that, but the segment was labelled 'countdown to round 9'
     
  7. The old man

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    1st thread....will pull my head in
     
  8. Scary_Foot_9

    Scary_Foot_9 Premiership Player

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    Tbh I’d never thought of that, but now that you mention it....

    It

    Makes

    Complete

    Sense.
     
  9. Silent Alarm

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    Don't worry, the only people who infer no bias exists are the same people who reckon Adelaide is a shithole yet live at the end of a train line and consider a trip to Eastland culture.
     
  10. Damon_3388

    Damon_3388 Brownlow Medallist

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    10 of the 18 teams are based in Victoria, so it kind of makes sense for the majority of coverage to be about Victorian teams, especially if there's a story or scandal there.
     
  11. DamoESP

    DamoESP Norm Smith Medallist

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    On the flip side, how much attention do Victorian sides get in WA Newspapers or on Chan 7 news etc??

    It works both ways lol
     

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  12. wahawk

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    None
    Zero
    Zip
    :doughnut:

    Even the Dockers struggle to get a mention
     
  13. DamoESP

    DamoESP Norm Smith Medallist

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    Ah, thank god they have, and I quote, "Fremantle Club Champion, Bradley Hill" to help them get a headline this week.

    Laughed when I heard him called a Freo Club Champion....I'm sorry, yes he was a champion player while at the Hawks but what has he actually done for Freo to make him a club champ?

    Oh i just remembered, can't forget about that show on Chan 7, Eagles Nest (Do they still have it?)
     
  14. Greggy

    Greggy Premiership Player

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    The media focusing on coaches is the most frustrating part of media coverage. Richmond are part of the blockbuster match and it’s still getting very little hype, I’d hope fox will ramp up promotion tomorrow.


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  15. wahawk

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    I think they mean Best & Fairest winner, as he won that last year
     
  16. DamoESP

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    Didn't even realise, haha, I'll pay that.
     
  17. wahawk

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    Nobody realizes as they don’t get any media coverage.
    I found out thanks to a Freo supporter on big footy ;)
     
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  18. wahawk

    wahawk Norm Smith Medallist

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    There’s a thread on here by macpotatoe about the ‘top of the table clash’

    What more do you want ??
     
  19. jason pm

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    Yep they'd get a hell of a lot more coverage than the Lions and the Suns get in the QLD media. Their just an after thought who sometimes grab 30 seconds at the end of the sports bulletin and you have to look pages and pages in after the saturation coverage of the Broncos to grab a look at a side column about AFL.
     
  20. Isaac Cumming No 1

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    Given the coverage we get, I actually prefer we never get mentioned in the Mexican press
     
  21. telsor

    telsor Brownlow Medallist

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    True, but more true is that the majority of the AFL AUDIENCE is Victorian.
     
  22. Mad_Hatter

    Mad_Hatter Norm Smith Medallist

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    Don't worry, those who infer there is a bias are usually from states where the statewide newspaper, radio and TV stations ONLY talk about clubs from that state.
     
  23. Wacko23Jacko

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    Don't blame the Eagles, you'd get airtime... but Whateley is still pissed at us for completely ruining AFL ;)
     
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  24. Smeg Head

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    Explains why the commentary and media in general dumb it down so much.
     
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  25. telsor

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    A quick look at the west australian suggests that's not the cause.
     
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