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Let's be honest, in the minor leagues, the team broadcaster can become almost part of the team. The same age as many of the players, the tendency is for the team's voice to blend in and become one of the guys. As such, a broadcaster can learn a lot, about A LOT. Oftentimes too much.
For example, who is doing what after the games. Who has an opinion about someone else. And yes, who may be using an illegal substance. The predicament, then, is what, if anything, to do with that information.
Broadcasters know a lot, and sometimes more than they want to know. Defined boundaries help wise broadcasters steer clear of problems and keep the listener focused on the game, between the lines. That is, after all, why the tuned in.
How would you advise a broadcaster to handle these situations?
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