Fans were told that U-T San Diego doesn’t allow its sportswriters to appearing on The Mighty 1090 AM. This follows a back-and-forth war started with a U-T piece critical of the station’s management and a fierce response by Marty Caswell, producer of the Darren Smith show.
Doug Manchester, owner of the U-T, created a dangerous atmosphere when he purchased, and subsequently disassembled, the North County Times newspaper. Now, with the U-T’s sports section and The Mighty feuding with each other, the fans will get less exposure to experts and the sportswriters will get less exposure for their articles. That seems like a lose-lose situation for everyone.
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