Michael Wilbon On Joining Twitter

Michael Wilbon On Joining Twitter

A good read on long-time Twitter hold-out Michael Wilbon finally giving in and joining the Twittersphere.

The money shot:

What’s clear is that following sports, much less covering it, demands that you pay attention to social media in ways none of us who do this for a living imagined just five years ago. I remember how offended some members of the “mainstream media” were several years ago when Tiger Woods broke news of some decision or another on his own website. You’d have thought it was the end of the world. Now it seems to be the preferred method of both expression and distribution for folks from the locker room to the White House.