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Podcast: Grantland’s Anna Clark Talks Writing, Deadspin, Randy Moss

Anna Clark of Grantland.com

Today on the SoB podcast, I had Anna Clark on. Clark is a writer for Grantland, who wrote a piece on Randy Moss this week. In the podcast we talk journalism, the blogosphere backlash against Grantland, her experiences in Kenya & the Prison Creative Arts Project, and – of course – thoughts on Randy Moss’ legacy.

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Want to skip around? Below is a breakdown of our conversation.

o:oo – 8:00 : Advice in journalism (Putting yourself in a piece, taking risks, etc.)

8:00 – 15:00 : Grantland backlash: What is good about the site vs. What should be improved. Is criticism valid or crass?

15:00 – 18:00 – Finding your voice as a writer

18:00 – 25:00 : Experiences in Prison Creative Arts Project & Kenya

25 – End : Sports! We talk about the Lions playing on Thanksgiving & Everything Moss (Does his candid demeanor deserve as much critique as it gets or is it refreshing? Is Moss’ career a disappointment? And much more!)

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Ryan Hadfield is the author of the weekly Sports Media Musings column at Sports Of Boston. Hadfield is known as one of the top sports media critics in Boston. He also contributes to Boston Sports Media Watch. In November 2011, Hadfield helped launch the new SoB Point Taken blog featuring his podcasts & musings on sports, media and culture. Follow Ryan on Twitter.

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