THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

A history of sport on TV

311 SitDownHaving worked in broadcasting, I'm painfully aware that those on the inside can be guilty of attaching far too much importance to the social significance of their output. For the viewer, television remains essentially what you do when you get home and remove your shoes. But with average viewing holding steady at around four hours a day, there are so many opinions we've all accumulated – consciously or not. Consequently, donning our football hats, every one of us has a view on the relative merits of commentators, presenters, pundits and the like. Read more

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