thread of obsequious “breaking news” updates from “professional journalist” shams charania

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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has hired Shetellia Riley Irving as his new agent. Shetellia Riley Irving is believed to currently be the only Black woman representing an active NBA player.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 3, 2022

k3vin k., Thursday, 3 March 2022 17:45 (one year ago) link

the “believed to be” kills me. can’t do ten minutes of research and risk getting beaten to the punch by woj

k3vin k., Thursday, 3 March 2022 17:52 (one year ago) link

I see a lot of people saying that the story below represents the worst kind of journalism. But remember: If Shams didn’t write stuff like this and get in good with his sources, he couldn’t do the vital work of breaking news 43 seconds before everyone else.

— Isaac Chotiner (@IChotiner) October 13, 2021

Heez, Thursday, 3 March 2022 18:11 (one year ago) link

hahaha yes that’s a classic burn

k3vin k., Thursday, 3 March 2022 18:31 (one year ago) link

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