Sports Media Friday: Why is Jose Bautista feuding with Blue Jays TV outlet? outrage in Boston over Red Sox firing announcer; first female baseball analyst for ESPN

Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports media:

Why is Jose Bautista feuding with the Blue Jays‘ TV outlet? Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star.

Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News talks to Jessica Mendoza, the first female analyst in the baseball booth for ESPN.

Boston is outraged over the Red Sox decision to fire announcer Don Orsillo. Chad Finn of the Boston Globe.

Wright Thompson discusses writing his massive story on Hurricane Katrina for ESPN The Magazine.

Andrew Bucholtz of Awful Announcing examines the issues involved in MMQB’s Robert Klemko not reporting Cris Carter’s “fall guy” comments.

CBS reaps dividends from its deal to air Thursday night NFL games. Richard Sandomir of the New York Times.

Video links to sessions at the SportsMania’s recent digital summit in Miami.

Michael Bradley of the National Sports Journalism Center writes that sports journalism students need to be up to speed about recent trends.

The Sports Book Review Center reviews “The Phanton Punch” about the second Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston fight.


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