Some good soccer journalism

Every once in a while, Soccer Twitter goes into media-bashing mode. It falls into a few strains: Frustration at an inability to find work that questions authority. (I'm going to argue here that such work exists but isn't always amplified.) Knee-jerk snark. People who are trying to amplify themselves by discrediting the work of others. … Continue reading Some good soccer journalism

Revised rules of engagement and objectivity (or: when to shut up)

"So, stirring up trouble again?" I get asked that question quite a bit. It's not really my goal. It's an unintended consequence. I do ask provocative questions. But unlike cable "news" outlets that use fear to keep you tuning in (or keep you voting out of paranoia), my goal is to push the discussion forward. … Continue reading Revised rules of engagement and objectivity (or: when to shut up)