Tech accelerators have been a hot topic over the past few years, especially within industries that have traditionally eschewed the world of startups and technology. Media companies, sports teams, and even the U.S government have opened their own accelerators. And now, The NFL Player’s Association (NFLPA) is joining the action. Show More Summary
It’s open season on President-elect Trump’s cabinet nominees and potential nominees. Left-stream media are pouring it on, hoping to derail any and all of them. New York Daily News one-time/sometimes sports writer Mike Lupica is one, blitzing Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a potential Trump pick for secretary of state. Show More Summary
Jose Mourinho & Marouane Fellaini By Benjamin Newman Monday, December 5th, 2016 08:17 Gary Neville on social media Man United old boy Gary Neville has been active on Twitter early on Monday morning, and the Sky Sports pundit is talking about the Red Devils. Having been in the box seat to record three points at […]
It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was. Without further adieu: Watch: Matt Millen pokes fun at himself for his record in Detroit – Nov. Show More Summary
London (AFP) – Ex-Chelsea football star Alan Hudson said it was “common knowledge” that a former scout at the club was a paedophile, media reported Saturday as an abuse scandal engulfing the sport deepens. His comments come after another...Show More Summary
You have an iPhone in your pocket that can stream Netflix, watch sports live, and even download and play movies in HD in an instant, the only problem is you grew up on the cusp of the evolving digital world so a bunch of your favorite movies you already own on DVD. Show More Summary
From Cleveland's crazy comeback in the NBA Finals to the Chicago Cubs' curse-shattering World Series win, this has been a whirlwind year in sports. What's next? As younger audience move away from television, how will sports viewership and fandoms change? To find out, don't miss IGNITION, Business Insider's flagship conference. Show More Summary
Here at Awful Announcing, and across the sports media world, we spent a lot of time talking about TV. And while TV is a fun and dynamic medium (and, more importantly, pays the bills) we sometimes forget the less-heralded heroes of sports media: the writers. Show More Summary
Welcome back to This Week In Hot Takes. We apologize for the tryptophan-induced absence last week; all the hot takes were instead fed into reheating Thanksgiving leftovers. Here’s a look at the hottest sports media takes from Nov. 25 to Dec. Show More Summary
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We all know on an intellectual level that sexual harassment happens, in sports media and all other industries, and that women attempting to break into male-dominated fields face all kind of challenges men can’t relate to. But even with...Show More Summary
The sale of F1 to John Malone's Liberty Media made headlines the world over, but how the new investment and change in leadership will impact the sport's financial fortunes remains to be seen.
Last month we noted that ESPN lost 621,000 subscribers in the month of the October (see "ESPN Loses A Record 621,000 Subscribers In One Month"). Unfortunately, the sports media powerhouse can't seem to make the bleeding stop as evidenced by another 555,000 subscriber losses this month as reported by Nielsen. Show More Summary
Microsoft really wants to make a big deal out of competitive Halo 5 gaming, and it's taking an unusual route to get there. The company's 343 Industries and Electronic Sports League have reached a deal with Pilgrim Media Group to create an eSports-focused reality TV series. Show More Summary
In 2017 we will have a regular column highlighting media messages that should have listened to our frequent reminder: Association ? Causation. In other words, they fail to remind readers and listeners about the clear limitations of observational studies that cannot prove cause and effect. Yet they often use causal language to describe the results of such […]
The news of ongoing drama with the NASL and the New York Cosmos may also have a media angle, as ONE World Sports (which broadcasts Cosmos and NASL games) seems to have put a lot of its employees on furlough. A source told Awful Announcing...Show More Summary
You would think this would be understandable to some people, but there’s always a few who put sports over EVERYTHING. After signing a 4-year, $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics this summer, fans and even media members in the Boston area can be very harsh if you’re not living up to the money that […]
Anti-gun media blows pre-meditated plan to blame gun owners for attack at Ohio State University.. This post Anti-Gun Media Blows Load Early on Plan to Blame Gun Owners appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
One of the biggest shocks of the sports media year was veteran play by play announcer Mike Tirico leaving ESPN after working over two decades for the self-proclaimed worldwide leader in sports and moving to NBC. Tirico had been suchShow More Summary
Dick’s Sporting Goods is expanding its digital tools with the acquisition of GameChanger Media, the company behind the mobile scorekeeping app of the same name. A sporting goods company (with 675 locations across the United States) might...Show More Summary