Originally Posted by Boris Bear
And it's not juts for footballing reasons. It merely serves to perputuate the regional and national feeling that newcastle is a bigger and better city than sunderland. Yes, in some ways it may be, but a public service paid for by everyone in the region should represent these equally. Even if the content does (arguable), the bloody name on the tin says it doesn't!
Telling away fans / visitors / tourists to listen to a bbc station all to do with another town if they want local news?! I wonder what impressions there going to have about which is the more vibrant place to visit and go spend their money / invest etc.