About the blog:
Sportscenter rose to power as the primary resource for up-to-date sports news. Its ruling body, ESPN, has taken the throne as the leading sports media corporation. ESPN, owned by Disney, elevated the expectations of sports journalists and commodified the concept of professional and intercollegiate athletics. This blog will explore the relationship between Sportscenter, ESPN, and Disney.
About the author:
Tom Malone is a senior majoring in journalism and history with a minor in Spanish at the University of Oregon. He is the recruitment chairman for the Sigma Chi fraternity, a freelance writer for the Oregon Daily Emerald and Oregon Herald, and a passionate Duck fan. He was born and raised in Portland, Ore., but has spent time in Honduras and Spain as well.