Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn discusses reporting on Brittney Griner

ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn discusses reporting on Brittney Griner

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - June 30, 2022 - 55:13

Episode 218 of the Sports Media Podcast features ESPN investigative reporter and senior writer T.J. Quinn, In this podcast, Quinn discusses his reporting on WNBA star Brittney Griner being detained in Russia; where the Griner criminal trial stands right now; Griner facing 10 years in prison if convicted on charges of large-scale transportation of drugs; the strategy of the Griner camp on promoting her story; how the Department of State must manage a potential prisoner swap; how media coverage in the U.S. might be different if Griner was male and played a major male sport; whether Russia is off the table forever as a destination for U.S athletes; which experts can help educate you on Griner’s case; activism in the WNBA and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.

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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.

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