For sports journalists, challenges come from very unlikely quarters

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates after winning the Women's 100m final at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on September 29, 2019.

Photo credit: Jewel Samad | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The old challenges facing the media aside,  there are moments when athletes unwittingly become a major hindrance to the pursuit of a good story

In many respects, journalism is the compass with which we navigate through life.

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