There's a reason they're called 'writers'

Writers are supposed to be on TV to tell people what to read or to explain how to clean up television, period. When a writer is a regular on television, his or her writing craft has to suffer because you’re in make-up when you should have been trying out sentences. Pretty soon, your writing starts to read like what you say on the tube, your writing reads as though it had been dictated. –Jay CronleyThere’s a reason they’re called ‘writers’ (ESPN)

I have no clue about the sports controversy being discussed here, but I found it fascinating to read a sporting perspective on a more general media issue.