SF Giants Minor Lines, 5/17

A great moment for Jeff Arnold! That one had to feel real good. And Kelvin Beltre tops a great night with style. Steven Okert started it, and now it's a trend. Jose Casilla, Jake Dunning, and Alex Torres: you should all feel ashamed of your 0 fers. When relievers hit for this team, they double, dang it! McCormick actually came into this game 1 for 1 with an RBI on the year. He...
Via McCovey Chronicles
May 18, 2016

Glenn Stout let go by SB Nation, SBN Longform is “for all intents and purposes dead”

Some of the fallout from the SB Nation Longform piece on Daniel Holtzclaw has emerged, and not from publication of the company’s internal review, but from reporting by Deadspin’s Greg Howard. Howard has a long piece up exploring how that fateful piece was published, with several key details. Most notably, he has on-the-record confirmation that SB Nation Longform editor Glenn...
Via Awful Announcing
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

A Complete Failure: What the SBNation Longform Hiatus Means for Sports Media

By putting SBNation’s Longform program on hiatus, Vox Media may be falling into the same trap again: letting the scoreboard drive decisions. Last week, SBNation published a nearly 12,000-word profile of serial rapist Daniel Holtzclaw, as viewed through the lens of his college football career; a tidal wave of criticism prompted SBNation to take it down. Editorial director Spencer...
Via Awful Announcing
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Arnold, writer of controversial SB Nation longform feature, issues statement

Since SB Nation pulled a controversial longform article about convicted serial rapist Daniel Holtzclaw from its site last week (Feb. 17), and subsequently put its longform program on hiatus, we’ve heard from the company’s editorial director Spencer Hall and vice president Kevin Lockland regarding the decision. But to this point, we hadn’t heard from the writer of the piece...
Via Awful Announcing
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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