The Cyberbrains

Research and contemplation in new media

Newspapers don’t need Mariotti

Jay Mariotti is a genius! I don’t know how he did it, but he realized something no one else has figured out yet. News, and especially sports news, he said is moving to the INTERNET! Wow, why didn’t I realize that?

Oh wait, I did, along with hundreds of other people. But that’s not my big beef with Mariotti’s sudden departure from the Chicago Sun-Times. I hadn’t even heard about it until today when a good friend told me about it. (Thanks David!) What really gets me is Mariotti’s audacity in how he announced his resignation. Newspapers may not be the medium of the future, but if Mariotti really cared about sports journalism, I don’t think he’d be so eager to jump from a sinking ship. Continue reading

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August 28, 2008 Posted by | Hans Meyer | , , , | Leave a comment