These smartphone things are amazing. If you’re a reporter, you can use them to record people like Derek Jeter, who was having a news conference after Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium.
The problem is the darned things are also phones.
The husband of Bergen Record reporter Tara Sullivan was calling. For some reason, Jeter didn’t take a message.
“Sometimes for any of us, it’s the captain’s world, and we’re just living in it,” she wrote in her column today.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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