03.27.10

ESPN.com Lacking The Resources, Technology To Deal With Comment Moderation

Posted in Basketball, Firearms, Racism Corner, The Internet, The Law at 2:57 pm by

True Hoop’s Henry Abbott dived into the events leading to Gilbert Arenas’ conviction and sentence on gun charges yesterday, questioning Agent Zero’s behavior after the story broke, and making the very reasonable point that Gil’s choice of lawyer might’ve been his only smart move in the entire episode.

Sadly, the WWL allows replies like the one above to go unanswered or unremoved for 5 hours (and counting). ESPN staffers have been briefed at least once in recent months on restrictions for their own internet activity.  Curiously, the sports media monolith provides its readers with free reign to express the ugliest of sentiments.

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