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Typically acerbic #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB news and notes, links and discussion, plus scientific food for thought. In which the offseason drags on and some of the news is about the news. Sportswriting matters.

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Welcome to today’s episode of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, steeped in writers’ tears, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. Dave’s probably here. Thanks for coming.

Not a lot of sports/baseball news right now, but A.I. is in the news, especially related to sportswriting, and it beats pissing and moaning about the lack of action. Even the indefatigable AL claims to be running out of material. Sports Illustrated, though, has plenty.

A.I. is doing what broadcast journalism wasn’t quite able to do. Journalism as we knew it is approaching the finish line. Perception is reality for too many people and the world is essentially a game of telephone. There’s very little common ground. Brandon Palmer is said to be pleased, but was unavailable for comment.

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