Like most top-flight clubs, Palace already has a dedicated band of supporters who generate fanzines, websites and podcasts, mostly of pretty decent quality and well-informed. And very well-read, too: one fanzine has 10,000 Twitter followers. Some of the fanzines even provide columns for the local weekly newspapers, of which there are three, plus the Evening Standard.
None of these outlets demands of their readers that they should permit them full, unfettered access to their Twitter timelines, to see who they follow and who follow them, or require that they should be able to update the subscriber’s profile or even post tweets for them. But Sportlobster does.
Maybe journalists who write “of” when there is officially a “for” are subconsciously rejecting perceived political manipulation of language. But that does not mean they are right