This week's podcast welcomes veteran media reporter Ed Sherman, formerly of the Chicago Tribune and now operating his own website, the Sherman Report. Ed has spent a number of years on the sports media beat and offers insights into the transition from writing a print column to writing online and the future of the sportswriting industry. We also talk about the sports media stories of the day including…
-What has happened to the middle class of sportswriters.
-How covering sports media has changed.
-Hawk Harrelson's local reputation in Chicago and his unique brand of announcing.
-Chris Berman's Monday Night Football debut
-Ed's time working with Skip Bayless and what he's like off camera.
-Next month's Ryder Cup and a looming Tiger Woods-Rory McIlroy rivalry.
All that and many more topics on a great podcast for anyone interested in sports media and the evolution in how its covered.