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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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Mark Coddington    
Plus: Snow Fall revisited, and the rest of the week’s media and tech reads.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: Sexism and the Times’ Jill Abramson, the AP gets hacked on Twitter, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Justin Ellis    
As audiences find new ways to enjoy sports content, companies like ESPN, Vox Media, and NBC Sports are competing with the leagues, conferences, and teams they cover to deliver games, news, and alerts on new platforms.
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Justin Ellis    
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: The Washington Post drops its ombudsman position, a new News Corp. sports venture, and the rest of the week in the future of news.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: Google’s war with French newspapers, the inevitable privacy concerns with Facebook Graph Search, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
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Kevin Nguyen    
In print, decades of design language have helped publications draw extra attention of readers. But news web design has mostly been straitjacketed in rigid templates. A few news sites are trying to break out.
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Justin Ellis    
Shanoff says he’s excited to see how his sports aggregator can be expanded once added to the growing number of sites in the USA Today Sports Media Group.
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Ken Doctor    
The newspaper outside your hotel room door would seem to be deeply tied to print. Can it build a digital future before the ad dollars run out?
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Ken Doctor    
Why is it proving hard to come up with strong candidates to lead The New York Times Co.? A few possibilities — some serious, some whimsical.
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Ken Doctor    
The news business needs to pay attention to Hulu and Netflix: Name-brand content is worth investing in — even if it means cutting back elsewhere.
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Andrew Phelps    
News outlets increasingly try to make money by selling non-news products. Here are some examples, just in time for the holiday season.
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Ken Doctor    
That’s one brand, two major revenue streams, three products, and 4G.