It’s easy to pile on Ray Rice.
What he did was reprehensible. What he did was, dare I say… wrong.
Ask anyone. Because it seems everyone agrees. The sports media world has been in a rush to out-do one another in shock and outrage. Social media, a sometimes nasty place itself, has been nearly united in its condemnation of Rice’s thuggish behavior towards his wife.
I’ll not offer a history of the story here – you can find that quickly anywhere. Just turn on ESPN for a few minutes or search “Ray Rice” on the web.
I think the media reaction to Ray Rice reveals two truths that the same media typically denies. [Read more…]