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http://web.tigerwoods.com/news/article/200912027740572/news/

I wanted to show how the advancement in media technology has helped athletes and this blog shows it. Because the internet has improved significantly and become internationally connected, athletes no longer have to show their face at a press conference and answer questions on certain issues, good or bad. Tiger Woods was being attacked by the media and fans that were in search of the truth regarding his car accident and scandal, and wanted Woods to sit down and come clean to the press. But Tiger utilized the fact that he had his own website and could “Blog” his way to an apology. Athletes can now avoid the intense questions and dictate their own “interview.” This blog has Tiger Woods full apology as he apologizes to both the fans and media, with no cameras and mics in his

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Written by johnv1

December 16, 2009 at 2:37 am

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