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A much-discussed name on SportsJournalists.com

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Fran Curci, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. Fran Curci

    Fran Curci Active Member

    I see the often-controversial editor in Indy got promoted. Perhaps he is doing something right?
  2. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    Chris Jones?
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    I have no idea what you're talking about, but there are many examples of where "doing something right" and getting promoted have absolutely no relationship to each other.
  4. Fran Curci

    Fran Curci Active Member

    Sorry for being coy. Ronnie Ramos apparently making a quick impact since arriving at the Star. Just got promoted. Hard to knock that.
  5. H.L. Mencken

    H.L. Mencken Member

    Much-discussed? If someone put together a list of the most popular topics in SJ history, I'm confident Ronnie Ramos would not make the Top 10,000.
  6. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Well-Known Member

    I don't know anyone at the Indianapolis Star but remeber the theory of promoting the least qualified man. The least quailified man will never threaten the person who promoted but will instead serve with servile loyalty.

    The most prominent example in sports history is when Paul Brown retired as head coach of the Bengals and promoted the O-line coach, Bill Johnson instead of the O-coordinator, Bill Walsh, to head coach.
  7. WriteThinking

    WriteThinking Well-Known Member

    Just so Fran Curci knows he wasn't the only one: I, too, actually did notice that.
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    It's Gannett. Enough said.
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    His most notable feat was when, as the NCAA's director of social media, he waged a Twitter war with the likes of the New York Times' Joe Nocera and Yahoo's Dan Wetzel for writing mean things about the NCAA.

    Now that's a journalist!
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I know people who worked for him in Atlanta, at the NCAA (not sure if it was for him or with him) and in Indy and the opinions are identical....
  11. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    It's a good thing he left. He'd be having his hands full from the last two weeks.
  12. Fran Curci

    Fran Curci Active Member

    Mizzou -- what were the opinions? (Talk about being coy ...)
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