James Andrew Miller on ESPN and China, SI layoffs
Episode 73 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features best-selling author and media writer James Andrew Miller, the host of the podcast, “Origins with James Andrew Miller. In this podcast, Miller and Deitsch discuss the relationship between ESPN and the NBA as it relates to China and politics; how ESPN has navigated the news out of China; whether employees feel restricted about discussing the political situation about China and Hong Kong through the prism of Daryl Morey’s tweet; what ESPN employees have seemingly been given a green light to discuss and not to discuss; what Disney’s involvement is here; where the story for ESPN goes next and how much discussion will exist this sesason; the Sports Illustrated layoffs; why SI found itself in the position it was in; Jim’s review of Uncut Gems and why he loves Adam Sandler in it; praise for Kevin Garnett’s acting work, and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more
The Sports Illustrated Layoffs
Sam Amick of The Athletic and ESPN’s Ian Darke and Taylor Twellman
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The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.