Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

The future of hockey reporting with Michael Farber, ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, and Michael Russo and Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic

The future of hockey reporting with Michael Farber, ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, and Michael Russo and Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - January 11, 2022 - 53:37

Episode 177 of the Sports Media Podcast features four guests for a roundtable on the future of hockey reporting. The guests are Michael Farber, the Hall of Fame hockey writer and longtime Sports Illustrated writer and TSN contributor; ESPN hockey reporter Emily Kaplan, Michael Russo, a senior writer covering the Minnesota Wild and the NHL for The Athletic and Fluto Shinzawa, a senior writer for The Athletic covering the Boston BruinsIn this podcast the panel evaluates the state of hockey reporting in 2022; defining access in 2022; the most under-reported stories; hockey culture and the reporting on mental health and sexual abuse by Rick Westhead and Katie Strang; who is covering the sport and where the sport’s media is regarding people of color covering it; will ESPN and Turner make a difference good or bad in NHL coverage; the role of analytics in the sport heading forward; the next iteration of reporting and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.

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About The Show

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.

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