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  1. ESPN straddles the line on rumors

    Kelly McBride

    One of the biggest discrepancies between sports journalism and the rest of journalism is the attitude toward rumors. In most of journalism, rumors are a bad thing. Not just a bad thing, but something respectable reporters try to avoid. That does...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  2. Boys do cry: ESPN's approach to LLWS

    Kelly McBride

    Big audience numbers are expected for the ABC/ESPN broadcasts of this weekend's Little League World Series games in Williamsport, Pa. That is likely to mean big criticism as well. ESPN has already attracted its share of disapproving columnists and...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  3. Ombudsman Don Ohlmeyer: Vuvuzelas create World Cup dilemma for ES...

    Don Ohlmeyer

    Although ultimately respectful of ESPN's decision not to filter the sound of vuvuzelas during broadcasts from South Africa, the ombudsman admits he was thankful for the mute button while watching the network's World Cup coverage.

    Story | July 08, 2010
  4. Ombudsman Don Ohlmeyer: Examining common ESPN viewer annoyances

    Don Ohlmeyer

    From announcers to politics to scheduling, the ombudsman examines some of the most chronic irritants to the ESPN viewership -- and offers suggestions as to how the network can find a cure.

    Story | April 20, 2010
  5. Geography lesson: Breaking down the bias in ESPN's coverage

    Le Anne Schreiber

    In investigating allegations of East Coast bias at ESPN, the ombudsman concludes that, if there is collusion across platforms and programs, it is in the creation and promotion of superstars with the potential for crossover appeal among all fans.

    Story | August 13, 2008
  6. ESPN (mostly) rises to the occasion with Mitchell report

    Le Anne Schreiber

    Though thankful ESPN generally rose journalistically to the occasion in coverage of the Mitchell report, the Ombudsman believes the network didn't do enough to distinguish between objective analysis and subjective commentary.

    Story | January 13, 2008
  7. ESPN news magazine show manages both style and substance

    Le Anne Schreiber

    The news magazine show E:60, writes the Ombudsman, infused welcome fresh air into ESPN lungs that have been chronically taxed by over-exhalation of stale opinion.

    Story | November 12, 2007