Sean Hackbarth: How Deadspin conquered ESPN. pllqt.it/zQ6has
How a Gawker-Affiliated Website Made ESPN Politically Correct - WSJRather than sue Mr. Denton’s bullying internet pirates into submission the way tech billionaire Peter Thiel did, ESPN chose to acquiesce and adopt progressive ideology and diversity as groundbreaking business innovations. ESPN is the exact network Deadspin desired. It’s diverse on its surface, progressive in its point of view, and more concerned with spinning media narratives than with the quality of its product.