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WSJ: Time for sportswriters to go

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by crimsonace, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. crimsonace

    crimsonace Well-Known Member

    This may be a total DB, as it's a month old but just came over my Twitter feed from a fellow sportswriter, but I hadn't noticed it earlier.


    Not sure I agree with it, but I thought we were headed this way a decade ago. When teams started pushing readers to their own websites and hiring their own beat writers, they had little use for objective journalists. Social media has changed things even more.
  2. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    There are papers (decent ones) that regularly run compilations of what the local athletes have tweeted that day.
  4. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    and since those Tweets are on the Internets, they must be true!
  5. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I thought we were already gone... :D
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