Monday, March 28, 2005

Post's new Nats writer

In this version of Washington Buzz on the Washingtonian website, Harrry Jaffe writes about new Washington Post nationals beat writer Barry Svrluga, who at 34 is a tad past "young phenom" but nonetheless seems to be a rising industry star. For a look at what he's all about, check out his Nationals blog at

Friday, March 25, 2005

MarketWatch on Bonds

MarketWatch's Jon Friedman gives his take on Barry Bonds' anti-media diatribe earlier this week in The media owe Barry Bonds no apologies. Somewhat interesting in that it's a non-sportswriters' take.

Friday, March 18, 2005

APSE writing winners

Bill Plaschke and Joe Posnanski head the Big Paper columnists. The complete list of winners is here. Congrats to all.

Monday, March 14, 2005

Favre on the 'Death' of Print

A few weeks back, Sports Illustrated president John Squires said, "Print is dead." In a piece published Thursday, Poynter's Gregory E. Favre implores him to say it isn't so. (Apparently, a Poynter guy can't bring himself to write "ain't.") It's an ode more to the old SI, however, than what we get today.

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Jenkins on writing ...

... under pressure, among numerous other things. She talks about the writing process with Poynter's Chip Scanlan in this piece posted Tuesday. Pretty interesting stuff.

Murray Chass on baseball writing

Murray Chass of the New York Times has some thoughts on covering baseball this spring in this On the Media interview transcript.