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Bloggers vs. Reporters: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Published by on April 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Much has been made about the perception these days of bloggers, tweeters, and everything else in the sports journalism world in this day and age.

Many of you have probably seen the infamous Buzz Bissinger blow up on Will Leitch, Editor and Founder of the satirical sports Web site Deadspin.com.

Bissinger's qualms with Leitch and Deadspin were that the writers for the site are, for the most part, "average joes"—guys who aren't necessarily in the journalism industry, guys who are fans, have an opinion, and want to express it (albeit not always in the most flattering way).

Now Bissinger has a point.

For a guy who made his career being one of the most in-depth, analytical, research heavy repo...

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