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ESPN is a cable broadcaster that specializes in sports events, news and analysis. ESPN’s majority owner is the Walt Disney Co., which bought ESPN’s parent network, ABC, in 1995. Hearst Corp. owns a minority stake in the network. ESPN proclaims itself as the “worldwide leader in sports,” and it owns six cable channels, a biweekly…

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John Wihbey    July 29, 2014
When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Ken Doctor    July 16, 2014
Rupert Murdoch wants to add Time Warner to his stable of media properties. Seemingly everyone’s looking for an acquisition. What is it about this moment that is pushing everyone to get bigger?
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Joseph Lichterman    June 25, 2014
The people behind the self-proclaimed “journal of sport and culture” are producing “high-cost, low-volume” content by combining e-commerce, client work, and visual skill.
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Joseph Lichterman    June 16, 2014
Sports reporters often lead their newsrooms in activity on social media. That doesn’t mean they have to like it.
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Joseph Lichterman    June 12, 2014
The gooooooooooaaaaallllll is increased engagement.
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Mark Coddington    March 21, 2014
Plus: Debating Twitter’s publicness and the ethics of quoting tweets, robot journalists, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and the web.
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Justin Ellis    March 4, 2014
“There is this kind of band of oddballs like me who’ve been scouting around the fringes for a while and have some sense of what feels like it might be handy.”
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Joseph Lichterman    Feb. 25, 2014
With a simple, sharable design and an emphasis on the words of sports newsmakers, Rookie’s trying to occupy a space somewhere between Twitter and a traditional news article.
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Ken Doctor    Jan. 29, 2014
Even though much of the digital advertising market is dire for news operations, a confluence of factors are making it easier than ever to build something new online.