[This review was initially posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Feb. 26, 2010.] A meter for the Times’ blogs: […]
For virtually every other American old-media company, this decade has been one of collapse, of downsizing, of a steady chipping away of authority. The theme of this decade in news media could easily be Yeats’ line, “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold.”
Yet for ESPN, this has been the decade of expansion, of hegemony, of steadily mounting authority.
Every once in a while, I read an article that reminds me just how far rural Nebraska is from the […]