It’s time online boxing writers got the respect they deserve

PressIt’s often been said that sports writers are just fans with keyboards.

That fact has become more and more apparent in recent years as so-called “citizen” journalists have risen through the ranks to ingratiate themselves amongst writers working for national newspapers and broadcasters.

The face of the boxing media in Britain is constantly changing.

In years gone by, it was members of the national and local press alongside the major broadcasters that dominated used to fill their column inches and sports section with boxing.

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