BOSTON -- Boston.com, the Web site of The Boston Globe, has signed a content-sharing agreement with an established Japanese language baseball site, it was announced Thursday.
Under the agreement, excerpts of baseball coverage in the newspaper, on Boston.com and on the Boston Dirt Dogs fan site will be translated into Japanese and posted on Go-RedSox.com, a site that has been operated for the past three years by Japanese sports journalist Daigo Fujiwara, who also is a graphics designer at the Globe. Fujiwara also operates a site on Japanese baseball players in Major League Baseball.
- The Globe also announced its sports writer Gordon Edes has committed to a twice-monthly column for Japan's leading sports publication, the Sankei Daily Sports.
The Globe and Boston.com are owned by The New York Times Co., which also is a part owner of the Red Sox. (AP Report)