ESPN Fires Lin Headline Writer | ThePostGame

ESPN hasn’t always been quick to admit and rectify its mistakes. But in the 36 hours after the racially insensitive headline “Chink in the armor” appeared on its mobile website about Jeremy Lin, the Worldwide Leader issued a strongly-worded apology and now has handed out punishments.

In a “Follow-up statement and action” released Sunday morning, ESPN announced the following:

At ESPN we are aware of three offensive and inappropriate comments made on ESPN outlets during our coverage of Jeremy Lin.

Saturday we apologized for two references. We have since learned of a similar reference Friday on ESPN Radio New York. The incidents were separate and different. We have engaged in a thorough review of all three and have taken the following action:

via ESPN Fires Lin Headline Writer | ThePostGame.

 

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