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    Quote Originally Posted by didds View Post
    summat like "Should you have asked the ref to overturn Wales' 1st try".

    Sensible? Bwa ha ha ha.
    My point, largely made for me.
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    "Sonia, why did you persist, after getting a perfectly acceptable answer, in asking a question which, if answered the way you clearly wanted it to be, would have resulted in disciplinary action?"

    It might be something to do with the BBC.

    I got blocked by Dan Roan for asking why he had published an unquestioning puffpiece from Harry Maguire's PR team after his arrest. Nothing abusive, just asking why he was acting as a mouthpiece.
    Blocked toot sweet.
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    Paywall, but good analysis of that interview
    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/s...tics-8cp0xrzf8

    Sonja McLaughlan asked the right questions – she should carry on and ignore critics
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    Oh look. The media circling the wagons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonSmith View Post
    Oh look. The media circling the wagons.
    Have you read it ? Its analytical and he makes some interesting points

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    I dont think many are doubting that the intial questions should/could be asked.

    The majority point being made is that having asked the question, and the question being straight batted, she then continued to hound and bait the interviewee with the same question in effect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by didds View Post
    I dont think many are doubting that the intial questions should/could be asked.

    The majority point being made is that having asked the question, and the question being straight batted, she then continued to hound and bait the interviewee with the same question in effect.
    Yes the article discusses that, in some detail
    Also brings in the interview with Farrell a day or two before , while in camp, and discusses that , in that interview as well Farrell initial dead bats, but then when asked again explains his view well.

    Did you read it?

    It's quite a serious analytical article about sports interviewing in general and SM interviews in particular. Written by someone with some expertise in the aubjext

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    Quote Originally Posted by crossref View Post
    Yes the article discusses that, in some detail
    Also brings in the interview with Farrell a day or two before , while in camp, and discusses that , in that interview as well Farrell initial dead bats, but then when asked again explains his view well.

    Did you read it?

    It's quite a serious analytical article about sports interviewing in general and SM interviews in particular. Written by someone with some expertise in the aubjext
    1. Paywall.
    2. Every single reaction from everyone in the media has been protective of SM. It's in their self interest to do so.
    3. False equivalence. The only answer she would have been satisfied with would have been the one that got OF or EJ into trouble. She's well enough versed in rugby to know that, and still pursued it. She has the right to pursue it of she wants, just like she has the right to Ask A-WJ really stupid questions. She doesn't have the right to do that and not expect comments or criticism for it.
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    1 take up free trial ?

    But I can appreciate you may not want to be bothered to do that, which is fine

    I didn't offer it up because it defends SM , as you say there are plenty of commentators who do that, I offered it up because I thought it was an analytical reasoned article, written a week after, not a day after, with fresh things to say, and some context.
    A bit like watching the squidgy video of the restart

    Meanwhile I can't believe how many opinions you have about an article you haven't read!
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    not sure who this bloke is but quite complimentary:

    TalkSPORT presenter Adrian Durham wrote: 'The Farrell interview was literally the best post match interview I've ever heard in my life. I'm not joking. It was needed, it was brave, it was brilliant. Hope you're OK.'
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sp...lan-tears.html
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