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April 20, 2010
Welcome to the new world of sports journalism. Eric Marin, a reporter covering the New Jersey Devils for Gannett's newspapers, draws his paycheck from the hockey team, not the media conglomerate. The reasoning from Hollis Towns, executive editor of The Asbury Park Press: "As long as it served our readers and we told them where that content was coming from, the readers were fine with it." In other words, "We're getting this for free. Deal with it."...
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