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American broadcaster defends Mikaela Shiffrin coverage, suggests sexism by critics

Firstpost | 10/02/2022 01:03 PM | Click to read full article

NBC offered a full-throated defense of how it covered skier Mikaela Shiffrin's shocking Olympics flameout, to the point of suggesting there's sexism involved in criticism that it was cruel in its portrayal of her emotional response.

NBC's cameras focused on Shiffrin for much of the time as she sat forlornly on the course, head bowed, for more than 20 minutes