BSO Editorial Process

BlackSportsOnline is the best independently owned sports and entertainment blog in the country. Highly regarded by fans and media members alike, BSO is an entertaining sports site, written in the form of several blog entries. The site specializes in viral sports content. Content includes controversial and original opinions, news stories, off-beat stories, humorous videos, entertaining photos, exclusive interviews, and witty banter between the writers and commenters.

BSO was launched in January of 2005 and has been featured and/or cited on several prominent sports sites including MSN, Yahoo!, FOX Sports, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, AOL Sports, CBS Sports, and NBC Sports.

BSO is a Yardbarker affiliate site, with its content regularly being syndicated by FOX Sports and MSN.

EDITORIAL PROCESS
Each item on the site must be the original thoughts of one of the writers, a news report, or be sourced to a reputable website including but not limited to blogs, newspapers, and magazines that have demonstrated responsibility and accuracy in their works.

Editor in Chief – Robert Littal 
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Brown brings 15 years of professional sports media experience to BSO. He has a B.A. from The Ohio State University in the field of Journalism and minor in African-American studies. Littal oversees what content is qualified to be published on the site and what items are unsuitable for the audience.

SR Writer & Lead Editor – Glenn Erby
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Erby helps ensure all content on BSO follows the guidelines of taste and decency set forth below. He is schooled in the area of sports and society.

GUIDELINES
Though BlackSportsOnline is intended for an adult audience, several guidelines are followed when it comes to all content on the site. Cursing at BSO is kept to a minimum with most strong language being edited out. Nudity and violence is prohibited on the site. The extensive use of CAPS is highly discouraged while proper spelling and grammar are highly encouraged.

BSO FEATURED WRITERS
Robert Littal — All Sports & Entertainment

Littal has been a lifelong sports fan and brushed up on his sports commentary the last several years working in the sports radio industry.

Glenn Erby  — All Sports

Erby is based out of the Philadelphia-area and covers all sports.

Kel Dansby — All Sports-Lead UFC & Boxing Writer

Dansby is based out of Las Vegas where he is one of the leading experts in all things UFC and Boxing. Co-Host of the The Corner Podcast

Natasha Paul — All Sports

Paul covers all sports for BSO and is the Miami Heat Beat Reporter

BSO CONTRIBUTORS
Tamantha Gunn — Entertainment

Gunn is based out of LA and is our lead entertainment reporter.

Erika Fernandez – All Sports
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Fernandez is based out of New York and handles coverage of New York events. Beat reporter for the Knicks and Liberty

 

Mark Gunnels and Donald Battle are occasional contributors to the site.
BSO READERS

The audience is mostly college-educated sports fans with an age range varying from 18-55 mostly. Though most of the content revolves around sports, there are frequent references to the pop culture world which opens up BSO to a broader audience. There is a presence of regular commenters that liven up the site and provide interesting discussions on several topics.

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