Showing posts with category "media"

Bethpage, The Rest of the Story

The mainstream media, much of it east-coast centered such as Connecticut-based ESPN, droned on and on about how great venue Bethpage is -- "muni," "bringing

August 18, 2022
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media

The "Right to Know" and Contributing to Bad Behavior

Disclaimer: The shooting of schoolchildren is a serious and disturbing event, creating strong emotional response.  The connections to media coverage of

August 16, 2022
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incetives

The Media and Sports Royalty

The web buzzed this morning over John Calipari's remarks concerning Duke's flopping, USA Today, Huffington, ...

August 9, 2022
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media

Gold Medals, Red Ink: NBC to Lose $200 Million on Games

A number of media outlets are reporting that NBC will lose about $200 million dollars on the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games broadcast. The network paid $2.2

August 14, 2022
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media

Capital-Labor Substitution in Production: Sports Writing Edition

Newspapers are in deep trouble. That has been clear for some time. It looks like things just got worse for sports writers. The Intelligent Information

August 15, 2022
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capital

As the Vertically Integrated World Turns Part II: Versus Network

Two years ago, I posted on the ongoing battle between "Big Cable" and the NFL Network (NFL's Game of Chicken). In that case, the NFL's effort to move from a

August 10, 2022
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media

EZDzine: Saving or Destroying Civilization?

In a recent ESPN The Magazine article, Bill Simmons laments the loss of reporters as middlemen between players and the public.

August 10, 2022
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media

Taking It On the Chin Again

Longtime readers of EZDzine may recall that I have taken my fair share of abuse from the print media in the past. I have been a critic of

August 14, 2022
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economic impact

NHL TV deal is Canadian business story of the year

The Canadian Press has chosen the new television deal between Rogers Communications and the National Hockey League (NHL) as the 2013 business story of the

August 17, 2022
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canada

Copyright decision threatens value of Australian internet media rights

Yesterday (1 Feb 2012), Federal Court of Australia Justice Rares ruled in favour of Optus (SingTel), Australia's second-largest telecommunications company, in

August 14, 2022
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australian football league