Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
August 21, 2003
BASEBALL: Baseball's Blair

The Sacramento Bee has fired a reporter who did a story that appeared to be, but wasn't, filed from the ballpark, with quotes from other sources. Of course, those quotes are mostly useless and writing stories from the telecast isn't that far from the days when regional reporters would broadcast from ticker reports -- but the point is, the guy was giving a false impression that the paper couldn't tolerate.

At least somebody's checking these things now.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:07 AM | Baseball 2002-03 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)
Comments

Hmm, I guess it would get boring being in the media box day after day after day, but I remember when I got to catch an A's-Orioles game in 1991 from the press box while interning for the /i> -- what a blast!

Posted by: Tung Yin at August 21, 2003 3:04 PM
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