Originally posted by Brazilian49er:
Anthony Davis is an immature child. Anyone that follows his tweets know this. He uses foul words, writes in a language that for the life of me I can't understand and makes comments that I'd find embarassing in a 5-year old. That's why he took offense over such a harmless sentence
Now, I have a problem with GC actually engaging in a battle of wits with him. He should have just written his article, reported the fact that Davis got upset and be done with it.
People criticizing Cohn for not breaking any news don't have a clue about what his job is. He, Kawakami and Lowell Cohn are not beat writers. Their job is to give opinions. You may not like them but that's what they're paid to do. You guys want Cohn fired for doing his job? Please. Maiocco and Barrows are beat writers. They have to report the news and keep their personal opinions to a minimum (which they do). Comparing Cohn to Maiocco or Barrows is like comparing a car to a microwave oven.
So I agree with Susweel, AD should get off twitter. He is not smart enough to safely use it.
I think thats where youll find a problem with people. You mustve read a thousand blogs from say a Ratto, or Lowell Cohn, Monty Poole, Kawakami as well. As youve correctly stated theyre more opinionists than beat writers. Its actually very easy to distinguish between them as you rarely see ratto and the like attend a press conference, training camp, practice etc unless its a big deal or even or game coming up. Usually because they comment on a variety of things not just 49er football.
What you should also notice is Grant Cohn is there ALL the time. ala Maiocco, Barrows etc. hes there at training camp, practices, offseason camped out. Thats the definition of a beat writer. Little dude blurs the lines and moves to opinions all the time which is a nono