ESPN needs more journalism, less sensationalism
The ombudsman gets hundreds of e-mails a month from viewers with complaints, suggestions and praise for ESPN. But a recent visit to Bristol generated opinions, comments and questions from staffers who help make ESPN America's No. 1 sports network.
Some of the comments (names withheld, to protect the innocent families), followed by my responses:
Would love to see more journalism and text-driven stories.
ESPN has the resources do more of "Outside The Lines"-type journalism, but much ...
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About ESPN's Ombudsman
Ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber is the public's representative to ESPN, offering independent examination and analysis of ESPN's media outlets. The former New York Times sports editor and author will critique decision-making, coverage and presentation of news, issues and events on ESPN television and other media. Schreiber will have a two-year tenure and succeeds George Solomon, ESPN's initial Ombudsman.