Leagues see bloggers in the bleachers as a threat

New York Times
In Wisconsin, the high school athletic association sent $100 invoices to newspapers that it believed were publishing play-by-play blogs. (The papers ignored the bills.) "It was absolutely ludicrous," says Wisconsin Newspaper Association executive director Peter Fox. "You can't do play-by-play in a blog. You can't type that fast, for crying out loud."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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