Although I think about this all the time, I got set off on this ironically by something on Twitter. Bill Simmons offered to have the head of MLB’s advanced media on his podcast to explain their “media strategy”. This was after MLBAM apparently removed a video of a NESN reporter choking on a sandwich...
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Time Magazine recently released its list of the top 140 twitter accounts, and there were a number of accounts listed under the “sports” heading:
Old Hoss Radbourn
[Moshe asked me to share this with you, so I have]
[Caveat: This story is still developing. Recommend reading this post from Fang’s Bites for background info, and updates.]
This evening, news broke that MLB.com is now preventing their writers from tweeting anything non-baseball related.
I wish I could adequately put into words how much that...
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Twitter is an amazing tool for fans and bloggers, in that it provides access to people with expertise that many fans would not have had the ability to speak with in the past. Last night, I was...
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Twitter has entirely changed how baseball reporters and writers deal with the information that they collect and how they interact with their readership. Ken Rosenthal chimed in on this topic last night (h/t @crashburnalley):
Early in my career, I would lose sleep if I reported something inaccurately, even...
Yesterday, I first read the news about David Robertson’s successful meeting with Dr. Andrews on River Ave. Blues. At the time, I noticed that their story had no link, and instead began with the words “The Yankees have just updated us…” I did a quick search among the local beat reporter blogs and found...
No word on the price yet, but hopefully the Indians were able to extract some valuable players/prospects from Boston. The tweet is from Bob Nightengale, a USA Today writer. Of the big 3 of Halladay, Adrian Gonzalez, and Martinez, V-Mart would likely have had the lowest cost, and is not the same caliber player...