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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Sherman Victim of Gender Normativity in Media

Sherman Victim of Gender Normativity in Media

Alisha Agard February 27, 2014
This NFL football season was an entertaining one. Full of rivals and surprising wins, it was cool to see some of the underdog teams step up to the plate. As a Seattleite, I was happy to see the success of the Seattle Seahawks and when they won the game against the San Fransico 49ers that sent them to the super bowl; I was thrilled. My happiness was short lived after seeing the way media painted Richard Sherman as a "thug" and was criticized for his post-game interview.

U Mad Bro? The “Notorious” Leader of Boom

Riley Foreman January 30, 2014
Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman can be described by many words, but “quiet” isn’t one of them. National media outlets have conflated his recent outspokenness, attempting to depict him as the NFL’s latest villain. On the contrary, Sherman’s remarks aren’t damaging to warrant even a trace of true football infamy.
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