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  1. Making the case for standardized policies

    Jason Fry

    Media organizations today face a host of new pressures, from the growing number of rivals reporting news to the increasing importance of social media in disseminating and sharing that news. Amid such rapid change, news outlets such as ESPN face chall...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  2. Olympics coverage varied across platforms

    Kelly McBride

    When U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin won Olympic gold in the 100-meter backstroke, journalists got to test their storytelling skills. ESPN the television network and took vastly different approaches. Those two ESPN platforms illustrate what ...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  3. Poynter Review Project: ESPN tries to solve equation for women s...

    Kelly McBride

    So far, writes the Poynter Review Project, espnW is a low-risk dip of the toe by a media giant. Is the network prepared to make a bolder move to yield bigger results?

    Story | December 22, 2011
  4. ESPN resources pay off at World Cup

    Kelly McBride

    ESPN couldn't have scripted a more dramatic soccer story than the U.S. women's national team's quest for a World Cup title. The team's latest match against Brazil generated a lot of buzz -- with questionable calls, a red card, 30 minutes of extra tim...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  5. Ombudsman Don Ohlmeyer: Listen to the audience

    Don Ohlmeyer

    As he wraps up his tenure as ESPN ombudsman, Don Ohlmeyer urges the network to stop, look and listen to its audience.

    Story | January 26, 2011
  6. 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
  7. At ESPN, conflict of interest is business as usual

    Le Anne Schreiber

    ESPN pays rights fees to leagues. It also covers those games as a news organization. The two intersect in ways that have the ombudsman asking questions.

    Story | May 10, 2007
  8. ESPN Reflections: The Good, the Bad and the Boo-Yah

    George Solomon

    While the Ombudsman was often impressed by ESPN's impact, breadth and reach, that was offset by decisions that angered many viewers -- and the Ombudsman himself.

    Story | March 28, 2007
  9. ESPN's coverage of black coaches 'smart, creative'

    George Solomon

    Although some viewers didn't like the mix of sports and social issues, the Ombudsman says ESPN's coverage of race and the Super Bowl was smart and creative.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007
  10. Stellar scoops, features offset by slights, biases

    George Solomon

    While ESPN featured many high points in 2006, the Ombudsman also noted numerous slights, biases and unpopular executive decisions.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2007
  11. Networks' World Cup coverage both scores, misses

    George Solomon

    ABC and ESPN have done a credible job covering the World Cup, but the Ombudsman says trying to please soccer fans is another story.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2006