Claire Smith, a Baseball and Sports Writing Pioneer, Gets Her Due – Vogue

“I think there is this false idea floating around that to be ‘allowed’ to write about sports you need to be distanced or severed from your feelings, but the truth is there are so many different, equally valid approaches to this conversation.” Source: Claire Smith, a Baseball and Sports Writing Pioneer, Gets Her Due - …

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Qatar detains journalists critical of FIFA

The Qatari government arrested and detained a group of German journalists who were working on a documentary about FIFA’s controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, those journalists said Monday. Those journalists also claim the authorities erased and destroyed their material before letting them go. "We got arrested in Qatar,... Source: http://www.politico.com