There is absolutely nothing wrong with a pro sports team media relations department trying to coach players on how to handle a press conference or locker room interview. However, when such guidance is printed up as a laminated cheat sheet and shared via Twitter by a sports reporter, well, mocking media X’s and O’s are pretty much assured.
Photo evidence of the laminated card was aired out last night by New York Daily News NFL/Jets reporter Manish Mehta. Here’s the front:
The suggested “Media Bridges” are all pretty civil. In other words, there’s nothing on the front or back along the lines of – “Who do I look like; A-Rod!?”[Image courtesy: @MMehtaNYDN]