A journalist takes an image of the podium with his smartphone during a press conference.

A journalist takes an image of the podium with his smartphone during a press conference.

Deadspin’s entire staff recently quit after being told to “stick to sports.”

And half of Sports Illustrated’s staff was fired by corporate owners.

All of this occurred in 2019. Did the internet kill sports journalism? When these outlets and resources go away, what do we lose? We discuss.

Produced by Chris Castano.

Guests

  • Karen Given Executive producer of NPR and WBUR's Only A Game; @klgiven
  • John Affleck Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society, Professor at the Penn State College of Communications; @psuaffleck
  • Laura Wagner Former Deadspin staff writer; @Laurawags

Topics + Tags

Most Recent Shows