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Lunchtime Links: Author of ESPN’s controversial Jeremy Lin headline apologizes, says he’s used the phrase “at least 100 times” before. John Fairfax, first to row across the Pacific, leaves behind one hell of an obit. Slightly Skewed Movie Descriptions. Lunchtime Leisure: The Lonely Wizard. (via.) Lunchtime Lady: Kayla McQuay. Lunchtime List: 6 Movies That Inadvertently Remade Other [.
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ESPN apologizes for offensive headline that appeared on Jeremy Lin, Knicks story

Sports : The Early Lead (2 years ago)

ESPN has apologized for a headline that included a racial slur after Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks lost to the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night, ending a seven-game winning streak that had sparked “Linsanity” over the unhera... Read Post

Fired ESPN Editor Apologizes, Says "Chink In The Armor" Headline Not Intended As A Slur [Linsanity]

Sports : Deadspin (2 years ago)

Anthony Federico, the ESPN editor fired yesterday for his unfortunate use of the phrase "Chink in the Armor" in a headline about Jeremy Lin, has explained himself to the the New York Daily News. Federico said he meant no disrespect ... Read Post

Fired ESPN Editor on Lin Headline: 'Honest Mistake'

Sports : Sports from Newser (2 years ago)

The canned ESPN editor behind the apparently racist Jeremy Lin headline tells the New York Daily News it was "an honest mistake," and "had nothing to do with me being cute or punny." Anthony Federico says he's used the phrase "chink... Read Post


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