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Deadspin has a later story on it. Another humiliation for the $300 Million team, Buesse & Morgan.
The USA Today correction of its brief story on whether handicapper Danny Sheridan bought Twitter followers includes this:Sheridan "is not paid by USA Today Sports."And that, dear readers, is the potential downside of cheap/free content -- a strategy USAT is pursuing full-tilt.
Cheap/free content --- remember the Cincinnati Enquirer's "Grandma in Iraq"? http://www.cincinnatibeacon.com/index.php/content/comments/grandma_in_iraq_a_retrospective/
Oh that Deadspin story is just the cat's meow. What a schmuck that guy sounds like, and the USA Today revelations are humiliating, indeed. Ha ha.
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