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‘The LeBron Effect’ goes badly for MSNBC

Graphic designer Alvin Smith proclaimed the return of the King by Quicken Loans Arena. (Mark Duncan / AP)

Today in “Oops!” we have MSNBC following up on the incredibly important story angle of just how LeBron James will affect the economy of in depressed areas of Cleveland and Akron.

Unfortunately, we have MSNBC using footage of apocalyptic destruction on their tease (captured by Dorsey Shaw of Buzzfeed) for “The LeBron Effect.”

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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