The simple explanation for why ESPN did not fire Jemele Hill but did fire Curt Schilling
Many are calling ESPN hypocritical for not firing Jemele Hill after they did fire Curt Schilling.
Curt Schilling was warned several times to stop and he did not.
ESPN is again being accused of having a liberal bias even though they have made concerted efforts to be apolitical.
ESPN has found itself in the middle of another political firestorm as they are being accused of being hypocritical for not firing “SportsCenter” host Jemele Hill for her comments on social media.
Many are claiming that this latest incident is just another example of ESPN’s liberal bias since they fired baseball analyst and conservative-minded Curt Schilling for something he did on social media and yet Hill got something akin to a public scolding for calling President Donald Trump a white supremacist.
“The comments on Twitter from Jemele Hill regarding the President do not represent the position of ESPN,” ESPN wrote in a statement. “We have addressed this with Jemele and she recognizes her actions were inappropriate.”
However, there is a simple reason Hill was not let go and Schilling was and it only marginally has to do with politics.
Hill was not fired because this was a first offense. Schilling was …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Sports