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Lack of Class and Professionalism (Part II)

By Scott Kessler On June - 25 - 2010

 

 

^^Blogging needs more of him.

Yet another blogger gets hired to join the professional sports world.  JasonB reported that Daniel Jeremiah was hired by the Eagles to join their scouting staff.

But, as I discussed last week, that still doesn't give confidence to the blogging community as a whole that it is accepted.

It may appear on the outside that portions of the blogging world are accepted but diving underneath the surface proves otherwise.

This ability to be both used and ignored at the same time comes from a variety of reasons, but the main one is the inability to connect with a portion of the established sports media.

Where I believe blogging lacks a foothold is with the writing journalism community, namely newspaper sports journalists.  My reasoning behind this belief rests upon the canons of journalism.  

The canons are, in layman's terms, the list of standards that journalists must adhere to. I learned this important set of rules and guidelines back in 10th grade, when I took Journalism I at my high school.  

Sure it was a year-long class, but I learned them early on into...

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