Newsday tones down sports pages, bans name-calling

New York Observer
Newsday editors have told sports reporters and columnists that they don't want loaded words, or stories to be unnecessarily harsh. Stories have been killed because they didn't adhere to the new policy, reports John Koblin. A reporter tells him: "Everyone was kind of waiting for Cablevision to meddle with the sports department. It seems like it's happening."

  • 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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