By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch In truth I can’t really afford to be coming out of my “book nook” for any amount of time, but two ongoing stories in Boston sports media need some assessing and Shots realizes it’s our official duty to analyze both (and some bonus topics for the new year). [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch DEVELOPING. . . Comcast will be laying off the “majority of its 300 employees” currently working on its CN8 Network. Locally, CN8 will cease operations in Boston in early January of 2009 and the markets of Philadelphia (Comcast’s home) and Washington, D.C. will see significant re-structuring. The Brookline-based [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch We’ve had to push back the Shots Sabbatical (see prior post) to allow for this entry featuring an email back and forth between Shots and Michael Wilbon regarding Wilbon’s recent on-air at ESPN comments regarding Kimbo Slice specifically and mixed martial arts in general. After a Friday afternoon [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch In what has to be one of the more humorous apologies in Boston Globe history, the paper today apologized for a photo in Sunday’s paper that depicted Patriots’ back-up quarterback Kevin O’Connell throwing a pass in practice. The apology (third item in “For the Record”) reads: Editor’s note: [...]

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