U of Kansas trying to silence reporter due to situation known as “Roadkill-gate”

Kansan Football Reporter Warned About Asking Questions at Press Conference with Head Coach
October 11, 2012 by Dan

University Daily Kansan sports writer Blake Schuster says athletics officials at the University of Kansas warned him in a private meeting about asking questions at the most recent press conference with head football coach Charlie Weis. The reason? Their concerns about “lingering ill-will among members of the football program.”

As I previously posted, Weis ranted on Twitter last Friday about what he felt was unfairly harsh coverage in the Kansan about the football team’s many woes so far this season. He particularly took issue with preview coverage of the squad’s game this past weekend against in-state rival Kansas State University. The full-page cover graphic kicking off the coverage displayed a tiny, fearful Jayhawk hugging a goalpost, while a large, muscular KSU Wildcat races fearlessly toward the end zone. The accompanying story’s headline, “Road Kill Ahead.”

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