Sportswriter Simon Barnes leaves The Times after 32 years

Simon Barnes, The Times's award-winning chief sportswriter, is leaving the newspaper after 32 years. He claims the publisher can no longer afford his wages, according to a Sports Journalists' Association report. The report cites Barnes's email message to Mark Avery in which he wrote:"I have no idea how these things are decided. Their line to me was that they were selling their top striker because they could no longer afford his wages. I was pretty shocked, though I was aware that a decent salary makes you vulnerable. I've been writing for The Times since 1982, and I'm sorry it had to end like this. I've been able to work on some great stories elephant corridors in India and London 2012, the Peak District and Wimbledon 2013. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sportswriter Simon Barnes leaves The Times after 32 years

Simon Barnes, The Times's award-winning chief sportswriter, is leaving the newspaper after 32 years. He claims the publisher can no longer afford his wages, according to a Sports Journalists' Association report. The report cites Barnes's email message to Mark Avery in which he wrote:"I have no... Continue reading at The Guardian

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